Twenty-one doctors at Ora Toa Health are going on strike due to the provider's continued refusal to allow dentist employees to join the collective agreement.
Rob Herewini played the part of a Māori-inspired interpretation of Santa - Hana Kōkō - during the Nelson Christmas Parade on December 2.
The haka should be shared, but only by those who understand it, the AUT Māori academic told TVNZ1's Breakfast.
"I feel like the comments and remarks that have come out have been far more damaging then the Santa himself," he said.
Anikaaro Harawira-Havili was stopped from posting on Facebook for 24 hours, after showing off the stunning work she did on Tane Huata.
"There are other experts out there also, mate, and you need to start respecting some of them," the Labour MP told the health crusader.
Tauhara No 2 Trust has largely taken over Tamaki Māori Village, which both parties say could help grow the Māori economy.
The Brisbane based paper also headlined an article on the royals' arrival in Wellington: "NZ really nose how to welcome royal cuzzies".
New Otago University research on Māori perceptions of the criminal justice system echoes Awatea Mita's story.
The festival decided to ban moko after complaints about incorrect use, but it has left some in the school community upset.