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“He tohu whakamaa tēnei mō te Pāti Māori, nō rātou tēnei Kāwanatanga. He kore nō te Kāwanatanga e pai ki te whakapau pūtea kia tini noa atu nga whare hei nohonoho mā te hunga e korero ana koe.” - Shane Jones, New Zealand First
“Moe mai rā i roto i tēnei kākahu taratara, i roto i te moenga roa. Ahakoa ko te tinana tērām engari ko te wairua kua tae atu ki te matua nui i te rangi. Moe mai rā, moe mai rā.” – Toko Manahi, Teina
Seven people are believed to have died from synthetic cannabis use this month, sold in and around Auckland.
There's nearly 1500 more people waiting for a state house than there were this time last year.
#KIAMATAARA: Kia haumaru te noho e te iwi.
Kua tae mai ngā pungarehu o Haami Manahi kia whakanuia ia, he pāpā, he koroua, he uri o Te Arawa waka. The ashes of the freedom sleeper who died on the steps of Manurewa Methodist Church have been returned for his final service.
Te Wai Māori Trust chair Ken Mair appeared on Parakuihi (Breakfast) this morning calling for legal protection to be given to tuna.
Kia mataara e te iwi.
“Mehemea ka whakakotahi ai, ka whakarahi ai i ngā rauemi, ā-pūtea nei, ā-mātanga nei.” – Brook Grant, Mātanga Ohaoha