Māori Issues

'Sniff test' - Aussie newspaper under fire over 'insensitive' caption of Duchess of Sussex hongi pic

The Brisbane based paper also headlined an article on the royals' arrival in Wellington: "NZ really nose how to welcome royal cuzzies".

One year on and Māori remain optimistic under coalition government

What's happening with Whānau Ora, Crown-Māori relations and Treaty Settlements?

He was the former chair of the Wellington Tenths and Port Nicholson Block settlement trusts, and was convicted of fraud in 2016.

Controversial Wellington Māori leader Sir Ngatata Love dies

Sir Ngatata died from liver cancer last week aged 81.

The first NZ series commissioned directly for the US market had provided a challenge around its Te Reo content.

The Dead Lands starts filming in West Auckland after challenge around series' te reo content

It's the first time an NZ series has been commissioned directly for the American market.

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Unwanted walking track carved on sacred pā site in South Auckland

The 20 metre-long path now runs through the Ōtāhuhu hillside.

Mita was sent to prison for non-violent drug offences and got just ten minutes with her son when he died.

'Heartbreak upon heartbreak' - one Māori woman's experience of the criminal justice system

New Otago University research on Māori perceptions of the criminal justice system echoes Awatea Mita's story.

Pam Armstrong of Staynative came up with the idea in Northland and Marlene Leuluai is one of the hosts.

Māori enterprise 'Staynative' helps whānau become hosts to tourists

Te Karere visited a whānau in the remote Northland settlement of Whangaruru.

Plagued by internal strife the group’s now facing questions around its relevancy.

Infighting puts Māori Women's Welfare league at risk amid annual conference

Plagued by internal strife, the group is now facing questions around its relevancy.

Wellington, New Zealand - March 10, 2017: Beehive Administrative Government building towers over green vegetation screen. White Maori obelisks and symbols up front. People in photo. Blue sky.

Details of new Māori Crown agency released

The Office for Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti will work to finish Treaty of Waitangi settlements.

The festival decided to ban moko after complaints about incorrect use, but it has left some in the school community upset.

Furore erupts after young kids wearing temporary moko told they couldn't perform at Christchurch Cultural Festival

The festival decided to ban moko after complaints about incorrect use, but it has left some in the school community upset.

Children are at the centre of Te Reo Māori revitalisation efforts during Maori Language Week.

More than half of NZ thinks Te Reo Māori should be core primary school subject, new survey reveals

"Te Reo Māori is recognised as a taonga, or treasure, for all New Zealanders".

Hīkoia te Kōrero was about celebrating and promoting the Māori language to all New Zealanders.

Thousands march through central Auckland celebrating Māori language week

Many schools from the Auckland region had a presence at the parade.

Hamilton McDonald’s worker ordered to stop speaking te reo with customers

Janine Eru-Taueki said she was excited to celebrate Māori Language Week, until her manager stepped in.

New mobile app Kupu uses photo recognition technology to offer Māori translations of words.

Most read: Spark, Google release free photo recognition Māori translation app

Kupu been released in conjunction with Māori Language Week.

The family has currently set up shop near Blenheim.

Food truck serves up Te Reo Māori lessons along with fish and chips

TVNZ1's Seven Sharp finds the whanau has currently set up shop in Wairau near Blenheim.

The Greens want students Year 1 to 10 to have access to learn the language.

'It is a taonga' - Green Party renew calls for compulsory Te Reo Māori in school by 2025

The Greens want students Year 1 to 10 to have access to learn te reo.

The academic says "it’s time New Zealand woke up" and realised te reo is one of our treasures.

Compulsory classes will help right the wrong after Te Reo Māori 'beaten' out of school children a generation ago - Sir Pita Sharples

As Māori Language Week begins, Sir Pita recalled his own mum's struggle to learn te reo on TVNZ1's Breakfast.

The band have aleady had one massive hit with Maimoatia.

Māori group Maimoa drop fourth new single Kawea

It follows the release of their breakout song Maimoatia.

Paula Bennett quizzes Government over stance on entrenching Māori seats

The three parties of Government may have different views on the seats.

The wood pigeon has been protected since 1922, but some believe Māori should be able to hunt them on their own land.

Kereru are a protected species but some iwi want to hunt the birds for cultural reasons

The bird’s considered sacred to Māori and believed to have healing powers.

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Most read: Māori doc hits back at insulting inferences that ethnicity is ‘the only reason I got to be a doctor’

A doctor of Māori heritage has written to 1 NEWS, after seeing an article discussing the entrance pathway for Māori medical school students.

The former Wallabies first-five bared all in a revealing interview with Marae.

Most read: 'I didn't feel worthy of being Māori' – Quade Cooper opens up about struggling with cultural identity after moving to Australia as a youngster

The former Wallabies first-five was brutally honest about growing up Māori in Australia in a revealing interview with Marae.

An iwi radio station is behind the software aimed to revitalise the language.

Free te reo language software developer upset about multinational’s forays

An iwi radio station says an American corporate wants to sell language apps to indigenous people.

The star of Whale Rider has reflected on the changes for Māori actors over his almost 50 years in the industry as he prepares to front a new bi-lingual stage show for kids.

Actor Rawiri Paratene reflects on how the industry has changed for Māori over his almost 50-year career

Whale Rider star is fronting a bl-lingual stage show telling Maori myths as well as fairy tales.

It's a big moment in the Mariu family, with Hilda's partner Laura also named to captain the women's Warriors team.

Warriors' Hilda Mariu set to become first NRL star to play with moko kauae

The 35-year-old received the traditional facial tattoo back home in Te Kao, Northland.

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