In a milestone in settling iwi cross-claim interests, Ngāti Paoa and two Tauranga Moana iwi have signed a Tatau Pounamu Covenant. The move follows the claim interests to areas within Tauranga by Hauraki tribes.
Minister for Whānau Ora Peeni Henare disagrees with the recommendation for a compulsory register for children made by the Coronor who investigated Moko Rangitoheriri's death.
A 300-strong hīkoi travelled through the main streets of Rotorua in protest over ongoing pay negotiations at InfraCore and the outsourcing of management to run the local Aquatics Centre.
The government has released its Half Year Economic & Fiscal Update today alongside the Families Package.
Te Rau Matatini Research Manager, Dr. Kahu McClintock has recently been granted close to $800,000 by the Health Research Council of New Zealand and Ministry of Health, to examine the use of cultural ways for helping at-risk Māori and Pacific youth.