Maori Issues

01:58
Air New Zealand and Taika Waititi's sister, Tweedie, are creating a Te Reo Maori version of Thor: Ragnarok.

Thor: Ragnarok is getting the Te Reo Maori treatment

Air New Zealand and Taika Waititi's sister, Tweedie, have created a Maori language version of the film.

03:52
It's been two months since the Maori Party lost its place in Parliament, a time of reflection for leader Mr Flavell.

What's former Maori Party leader Te Ururoa Flavell doing now he's left politics?

Mr Flavell was ousted from Parliament in last year's election.

Dead sperm whale's jaw sawed off with chainsaw in 'disgusting' act of 'desecration' at Tauranga beach

The huge decomposing mammal was found on Papamoa Beach on Thursday afternoon by fishermen.

04:08
Seven Sharp's Maiki Sherman investigates.

Local iwi impose rahui in the Auckland's Waitakere Ranges

Traditionally in Te Ao Maori, there were consequences for disobeying rahui.

00:26
The PM said there should be a "high bar" for the forfeiture of honours, although she doesn't always agree with recipients' opinions.

PM Jacinda Ardern 'certainly not' considering stripping Sir Bob Jones of knighthood

The PM said she doesn't always agree with recipients' opinions.

'Jones' comments belittle, denigrate and dishonour ...the first peoples of this country' - woman explains 'hurt' over 'Maori Gratitude Day' column

Ms Maihi this morning issued a statement explaining her petition to strip Sir Bob of his knighthood.

00:27
The Prime Minister is at the historic Treaty Grounds today, where she hosted a breakfast after attending a dawn service.

Opinion: Jacinda may not be able to walk on water. Not yet anyway. But give her time

"Her Treaty commemorations handling was in a different class altogether," John Armstrong writes.

02:13
The businessman is sticking to his words and others don't believe he should lose his knighthood.

Willie Jackson says Sir Bob Jones 'acting like an idiot' with 'Maori Gratitude Day' idea

But the Labour MP doubts the Government would strip Sir Bob of his knighthood as a petition demands.

00:48
Comedian Mike King says what Sir Bob needs 'is our empathy and a warm bowl of custard'.

Watch: Mike King says Sir Bob Jones' 'social filter is broken' after his 'Maori Gratitude Day' comments

Mental health campaigner Mike King says what Sir Bob needs "is our empathy and a warm bowl of custard".

02:09
Labour's Kelvin Davis says they are still not 'seeing any of that progress in the community'.

Maori education success due to targets set to previous government - National's Todd Muller

But Labour's Kelvin Davis says Maori aren't doing so well in other areas.

01:45
The Hamilton team lost their treasured waka in a fire, but are now back on course.

'Just still emotional' – arson-hit Hamilton waka ama team humbled after reaching world champs on borrowed vessel

Te Toki lost their treasured waka in an arson attack last year, but that didn't deter them.

04:37
Seven Sharp reporter Maiki Sherman looks at the different meanings of Waitangi for Maori and Pakeha.

What does Waitangi Day mean to Maori?

Seven Sharp reporter Maiki Sherman looks at the different meanings of Waitangi for Maori and Pakeha.

01:55
There was a peaceful start to our national day for politicians and thousands of the public gathered at the national marae.

Watch: Waka heading down river from Haruru falls plays a starring role at Waitangi

It's a golden moment not to be taken for granted getting on the waka at Waitangi.

03:30
Frustration over government's decision to boycott lower marae boils over - but protest was peaceful.

'A little bit naive to think there aren't still issues' - 1 NEWS' Corin Dann reflects on small Waitangi day protest

Waitangi 2018 was, in the end, not quite protest free but Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appeared unfazed by it.

00:35
The Prime Minister was grateful for the gift - a wahakura basket which can help reduce the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

'Oh wow!' - Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford given flax wahakura kete for their child

The baskets can help reduce the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

01:09
Kingi Tairua was at the front of the march, which involved about a dozen protesters.

Ngapuhi elder's brief protest at Waitangi church service not 'a sign of respect', says former event organiser

Former Waitangi National Trust Board chairman and New Zealand First MP Pita Paraone thought the protesters were wrong to target a church service.

04:22
Organisers this year stripped the official welcome away from the lower marae where it was dogged by controversy.

1 NEWS' Corin Dann dissects Jacinda Ardern's historic protest-free speech at Waitangi

Jacinda Ardern became the first wahine leader to speak on the National Marae today at Waitangi.

02:30
It's the first time politicians have been welcomed onto the upper marae.

Watch: Passionate powhiri greets Jacinda Ardern and fellow MPs onto Waitangi's upper marae

It's the first time politicians have been welcomed onto the upper marae.

00:42
Mr Joyce was struck with a flying sex toy, thrown by a protester, during a previous visit in 2016.

National MP Steven Joyce references his 'unique' Waitangi experiences

Mr Joyce was struck with a flying sex toy, thrown by a protester, during a previous visit in 2016.

00:35
The Prime Minister says any protests at Waitangi won't be a setback in the relationship between the Crown and iwi.

'Protest won't bother me' – Jacinda Ardern upbeat ahead of historic Waitangi address

The PM says any protests at Waitangi won't be a setback in the relationship between the Crown and iwi.

00:24
Traditionally, the powhiri and political debate are held at Te Tii Marae on the lower treaty grounds.

Politicians to be welcomed onto Waitangi's upper marae for the first time

Traditionally, the powhiri and political debate are held at Te Tii Marae on the lower treaty grounds.

02:24
The Prime Minister today continued her tour of Northland, a region where her Government faces some big challenges.

'We can’t do it alone' - Jacinda Ardern promises a partnership with Maori on problems they face

The PM says the Government can only make the gains it wants if it works in partnership with Maori.

00:36
The original name was given to the area by Captain James Cook after arriving in New Zealand in 1769.

Council asks the community - Poverty Bay or Turanganui a Kiwa-Poverty Bay?

The feedback from the community is suggesting that Poverty Bay has no relevance or meaning.

The trust says it's found "financial irregularities" in its accounts.

Two NZ Navy warships to berth in Bay of Islands for Waitangi Day

The RNZN is invited annually by the people of Te Tai Tokerau.

01:36
He said “Please remind Bill English the Maori language belongs to everyone”.

'The Maori language belongs to everyone' - Shane Jones takes swipe at Bill English over saving te reo

Bill English argues Te Reo Maori can only be saved by Maori families willing to speak it.

04:55
1 NEWS Political Reporter Andrea Vance says it’s ‘very important for Labour to be at Ratana’.

Jacinda Ardern to be first Labour PM to attend Ratana celebrations in a decade

The celebration marks the anniversary of the church's founder Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana.

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