The government is not responsible for measuring whether conditional Treaty settlement objectives are being met post-payment. Both government and the National Party say responsibility lies with recipients but Treaty expert Dr Carwyn Jones is asking whether a separate body is needed to hold them accountable to beneficiaries.
Te Kawerau a Maki is a step closer to building a turangawaewae on their whenua in Bethells Rd after Auckland Council had a change of heart.
The Auckland Council Finance and Performance Committee has voted to enable Te Kawerau ā Maki to build its first ever marae at Te Henga.
Prisoner advocacy group People against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) are opposing Government plans to build a new 500-bed high-security prison in Waikēria. Today protesters rallied outside of Parliament.
The Government dialed back Nationals policy to build a 3000-bed mega-prison in Waikeria. But the watered down version still isn't cutting it according to former inmate Feke Taito.
Minister for the Community, Peeni Henare, is urging New Zealand to be involved in the 2018 Te Wiki Tūao a Motu, National Volunteer Week, from 17-23 June.
East Coast locals are angry that pine-slash still blankets beaches after flooding and severe rainfall hit the region this month. Locals say washed up seafood has died after becoming trapped in the debris severely affecting stocks which many use to feed their families.
The South Auckland community is planting trees at the launch of Matariki Tū Rākau- the government's community-focused commemorative tree planting initiative, part of the One Billion Trees Programme.