Unemployment numbers from Stats NZ show Māori unemployment has dropped by 21.4 percent in 2017 alone.
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Ex-serviceman and historian Harawira Pearless is penning the first book regarding the 28th Māori Battalion's Delta Company. He says the tribal and also geographic differences compared to the other Companies is vast.
Members of Parliament are back in-house today and on the agenda is the Government's Medicinal Cannabis Bill. It is one of two cannabis bills that will come before Parliament this week.
The Government has announced 14 employment law reforms, the majority being roll-backs to changes made by the previous Government and a total of four new proposals.
The government says the recent Ngāi Tahu and Tainui-Waikato Treaty settlement payout won't affect other iwi negotiating a fair deal in the future. Both iwi received a combined $370 million as part of a special clause in their Treaty settlements.
Jim Anderton could have been Prime Minister had he toed the line within the Labour Party government during the asset sales and economic reforms of the 80's. His convictions inspired many Māori to follow him.