Yvonne Tahana

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Awanui Black died in 2016 but this weekend, his former wife's alleged he sexually  abused multiple children - allegations that left tribes reeling.

Allegations of paedophilia against iwi leader Awanui Black causes shockwaves

Black's ex-wife made the claims online and has called for alleged victims to come forward.

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Archaeologists, however, are being hampered by souvenir hunters, and the Defence Force has concerns too.

Watch: 'It's very rare' – suspected 19th century shipwreck exposed on Auckland's rugged Muriwai Beach

Made of kauri and pohutukawa, archaeologists say it's likely to be a 19th century schooner that traded on the North Island's west coast.

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Police and protestors remember the break-up of peaceful Bastion Point occupation.

Day of reflection for protestors and police on 40th anniversary of Bastion Point arrests - 'It was kind of scary but we knew we were right'

On May 25 1978 hundreds of police marched on the headland in Auckland to end 17 months of occupation.

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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.

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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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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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The warm powhiri for Jacinda Ardern is a sign King Tuheitia's support has flipped back to Labour.

Jacinda Ardern meets with Maori King Tuheitia at Turangawaewae Marae

A new pan-party entity for Māori MPs was on the agenda.

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The party has taken a page out of Labour and National’s playbook.

Maori Party opts for youthful refresh after disastrous election campaign

The party has taken a page out of Labour and National's playbook.

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Two boys from a tiny Hawke's Bay village are chasing an English summer dream in a minority sport.

Two Kiwi teens chase their polo dream in England

Two boys from a tiny Hawke's Bay village are chasing an English summer dream in a minority sport.

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Today's events are taking place at the Treaty Grounds' Whare Runanga.

Hundred-strong taua lead powhiri for Governor General at Waitangi

It's the first time in decades the welcome has taken place at the Treay Grounds' Whare Runanga.

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Jamie Lee Tuhoe is seven months pregnant but that doesn't stop her from competing for her elite W6 women's squad.

Pregnant competitor takes part at Waka Ama sprint nationals in Lake Karapiro

Jamie Lee Tuhoe is seven months pregnant but that hasn't stopped her competing for her elite W6 women's squad.

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It's hoped the Maori language will help the prisoners rehabilitate.

South Auckland prison inmates being taught Te Reo

It's hoped the Maori language will help the prisoners rehabilitate.

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The Coroner has already compared the three-year-old's death to one of country's worst child abuse cases.

Coroner investigating Moko Rangitoheriri's horrific death calls for all children to be monitored by government agencies

Had monitoring been in place, young Moko could still be alive, Coroner Wallace Bain said.

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The defence lawyers for Hurimoana Dennis and Vaughan Perry opened and closed their cases today.

Police accused of illegally detaining teenager over suspected underage sex found not guilty

The two police officers have been found not guilty on all kidnapping charges.

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The defence lawyers for Hurimoana Dennis and Vaughan Perry opened and closed their cases today.

Two cops accused of kidnapping teenage boy awaiting High Court jury verdict in Auckland

Hurimoana Dennis and Vaughan Perry are jointly charged over a "mock arrest" in 2015.

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In an Auckland trial, an inspector faces two charges of unlawfully detaining a teenager and a sergeant is charged with kidnapping.

Watch: Inside the cell and interview room where cops allegedly held teenage boy against his will

Inspector Hurimoana Dennis and Sergeant Vaughan Perry face three charges between them but have pleaded not guilty at the High Court in Auckland.

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The pair got caught up in a family's attempt to end a teenage love affair.

Trial opens for Auckland cops accused of kidnapping 17-year-old

Hurimoana Dennis faces two charges of unlawfully detaining while co-accused and Vaughan Perry faces a single charge.

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Opponents say he led attacks on Waikato Maori and has blood on his hands.

'I don't think we ought to celebrate his life' - Auckland memorial of commander who led attacks killing 12 Maori under scrutiny

The remains of Colonel Marmaduke Nixon are buried under the traffic island, but an online petition wants the memorial removed.

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Rene Naufahu admitted the charges in the Auckland District Court.

Watch the moment Ex-Shortland Street actor Rene Naufahu pleads guilty to six indecent assault charges during acting classes

The offending including touching women on their breasts, bottoms and kissing them with his tongue.

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Ms Turei has been under fire since her benefit fraud revelations.

Opinion: Turei's demise sends a clear message to Maori

Yvonne Tahana says the rapid end of Metiria Turei’s political career is a sad waste of talent.

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The inquiry will lay out the historical record of treaty breaches since 1840.

Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into Northland treaty claims finishes up

The inquiry will lay out the historical record of treaty breaches since 1840.

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GNS Science is working with decades worth of data to develop an early warning system.

Early warning system for slips being developed

GNS Science is working with decades worth of data to develop an early warning system.

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A new campaign called #FFS Vote is trying to turn around dreadful voting statistics.

Social media star William Waiirua fronts playful new campaign encouraging young Maori to vote

A new campaign called #FFS Vote is trying to turn around dreadful voting statistics.

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B and her family arrived at Te Puea Marae with nowhere else to go, but now have a house to call home.

South Auckland's Te Puea Marae to open doors and shelter city's homeless for second winter in a row

Since closing in September last year the marae has had constant calls for assistance.

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Mr Tamati is aiming for an upset win in the Maori set of Te Tai Hauauru.

'I know how to play' - Former Kiwis international Howie Tamati throws his hat in for Maori Party

Internal Labour polling has put Tamati ahead of Labour incumbent Adrian Rurawhe.

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Dr Lance O'Sullivan says the region has terrible socio-economic stats, and that can be changes by developing new generations of leaders.

Northland doctor who called out anti-vaccination film says Northland needs leaders

Dr Lance O'Sullivan says the region has terrible socio-economic stats, and that can be changes by developing new generations of leaders.

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