Maori Issues

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Roger Te Tai's wife Sally Anderson removed her own moko from business branding due to a backlash.

Should Pakeha be allowed to get traditional Maori moko?

Debate has been sparked after pakeha life coach Sally Anderson removed her own moko from branding due to a backlash.

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Fush encourages the use of Te Reo Maori on its premises, so owner Anton Matthews has taken his passion for the language to a whole new level.

'Nothing to fear' with free Maori lessons at Christchurch restaurant

Most customers had been overwhelmingly positive, says restaurant owner Anton Matthews.

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Located in the central North Island, it's the country's oldest park and attracts a million visitors a year.

Government says it'll enter into treaty negotiations for the Tongariro National Park

Located in the central North Island, it's the country's oldest park and attracts a million visitors a year.

Te Reo Maori education given $12.5 million bump in Budget 2018

Labour's support partners have widely differing views on the issue, however.

Tommy Kapai Wilson is set to roll out a whanau friendly board game designed to entertain and educate.

Te Reo Maori card game offers fresh approach to learning names and pronunciation

The creator of 'Koha' hopes it will help normalise Māori language in homes, offices and schools.

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A protest of 600 people demanded the Crown recognise Māori tikanga in the Treaty settlement process today.

Govt under pressure to resolve treaty overlap claims after volatile hikoi at Parliament

Calls for the Crown to recognise tikanga in treaty processes spilled into threats of war yesterday.

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A protest of 600 people demanded the Crown recognise Māori tikanga in the Treaty settlement process today.

Watch: 'Bulls***' - Angry Tauranga iwi challenge Andrew Little at Parliament hikoi

About 600 people marched on Parliament demanding Māori tikanga be in treaty settlements.

'Treats us like dumb savages' - Iwi accuse winery of 'strumming... racial tension' after proposed fix for controversial Te Mata track

The public letter released by Ngati Kahungunu iwi comes as Craggy Range released options to fix the Hawke's Bay track.

Image of Fush menu in te reo Maori

Fush the Christchurch seafood eatery set to start free Te Reo Maori classes

Fush owner-operator Anton Matthews says the normalisation of Te Reo Maori is "very dear to my heart".

Protest over controversial Te Mata Peak walking track

Earlier this week, Craggy Range Winery released an expert land report saying remediation would never get the land back to its original condition.

Dr Lance O'Sullivan kept shark in freezer for three months so scientists could study it

The former New Zealander of the Year found the shark washed up on a Northland beach.

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Most read story: Maori TV's Jess Tyson hopes to inspire Kiwi youth after Miss World NZ win

The 25-year-old will represent New Zealand at the next Miss World competition.

'We had a bad year last year' - Suicide's toll on Māori youth laid bare in new report

The Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee report found some damning stats.

New leadership duo announced for Maori Television

Jamie Tuuta has been named as chair of the Maori Television Service board, and Lucas Jones as the Deputy Chair.

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Macadamia cheese on toast on the menu as New Zealand's largest marae goes vegan

Cooks at Turangawaewae are on a mission to change bad food habits.

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Chefs at Turangawaewae Marae are introducing veggie options like scrambled tofu and eggplant roti in the battle against diabetes and obesity.

'Ooh chia seeds!' NZ's largest marae slowly going vegan

Chefs at Turangawaewae Marae are introducing veggie options like scrambled tofu in the battle against diabetes and obesity.

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Mark McKenzie says while his digger drivers that found the waka aren't quite Indiana Jones they are very curious.

Auckland waka discovery: NZTA veteran excited over buried Maori artefact - 'Never found anything like this'

Mark McKenzie says while his digger drivers that found the waka aren't quite Indiana Jones they are very curious.

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The track on Te Mata Peak sparked outrage when it was first created, causing it to be closed down.

Campaign underway to resurrect controversial Hawke’s Bay walking track

The track on Te Mata Peak sparked outrage when it was first created, causing it to be closed down.

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Dave Ward has made a stand, prompting NZME to investigate how the instruction was given.

'It's not about being PC it's just about being respectful' - brands can suffer due to lack of basic pronunciation, says marketing lecturer

The comments come after ad man Dave Ward turned down a job for the first time in 18 years after being asked to pronounce a Maori place name 'the white way.'

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Dave Ward has made a stand, prompting NZME to investigate how the instruction was given.

Radio ad man turns down job after asked to pronounce Maori place name 'the white way'

Dave Ward has made a stand, prompting NZME to investigate how the instruction was given.

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The soldiers, who would have travelled the furthest to fight, volunteered for the Maori battalion.

Little-known involvement of Pacific Islanders in WWII Maori Battalion remembered

'I think he had quite an adventure,' says proud son of Tongan veteran.

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A fierce haka was performed in Egypt before the soldiers faced the horrors of the North African campaign.

Who were those men in the iconic Maori Battalion haka?

A fierce haka was performed in Egypt before the soldiers faced the horrors of the North African campaign.

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Indigenous representatives from 123 countries are gathering for their 17th annual forum, including some passionate New Zealanders.

'We are the next generation' – Dr Lance O'Sullivan leads 12 young Kiwis to UN meeting

Indigenous representatives from 123 countries are gathering for their 17th annual forum.

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