Minister of Crown-Maori Relations Kelvin Davis wants to improve how Government works with Maori and is hitting the road to find out how. But the National Party is skeptical calling it a backwards step and that the government should already know what Māori want.
A witness of the incident where an 11-year-old girl was killed after being hit by a train on a Ngāruawāhia bridge has issued a plea to his community to keep their children off the bridge at all costs.
Destiny Church founder Brian Tamaki has spoken out about how he survived his violent upbringing.
A father who witnessed the death has taken to social media to share his frustration.
A haka stalwart has been remembered onstage at the biggest Polynesian festival in the world. Damon Heke passed away last year after a long battle with cancer, and his son Rehia Henare-Heke continued his legacy on the Māori stage with a performance that moved the crowds.
A legal stoush has broken out amongst the ranks of the Māori Women's Welfare League. Te Kāea understands legal documents have been filed by one of the members of the league, Pauline Rewiti, who says Prue Kapua is an illegitimate President.
Protestors marched in Auckland today, calling for stronger protections for endangered Māui and Hector dolphins and to change to selective, sustainable fishing methods that don't catch dolphins - in areas where NZ dolphins and other vulnerable species are found
The debate is heating up surrounding the possibility of National running candidates in the Māori seats. After a clean sweep by Labour in last year’s election, it could be one possible way to regain Māori votes.