The Māori Party AGM is this weekend, but there will be one name off the list as a candidate for the leadership for the Māori Party and that’s Dr. Lance O’Sullivan.
Foreign Minister Winston Peters and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop have been discussing foreign policy at Auckland's, Waiheke Island. A range of regional and international matters was tabled, including engagement in the Pacific and South-East Asia engagement and global security issues.
New Zealand deportees of the Christmas Island Detention Centre in Australia are calling for ongoing support from the Government. It comes on the day Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop arrives in New Zealand for her first formal bilateral talks with Foreign Minister Winston Peters.
A new fog machine to smoke out robbers mainly amongst our dairy shops has been supported by the government in order to make this new security system more affordable. However, one dairy shop owners say it's not enough.
The Minister of Education Chris Hipkins didn’t mince his words, being very clear of his intentions for charter schools. “We’ve been very clear that we don’t like the charter school model and we’re not going to continue the charter school model.”
The issue of including the Treaty of Waitangi into the country's citizenship ceremony has resurfaced, following an online petition by a group of Māori and migrants, who are calling on the government to include the Treaty in the allegiance oath.
With a lot of attention being placed on the Prime Minister and her pregnancy, the facebook community is asking about the protections that have been put in place to look after the Prime Minister and her child.
"To make Wellington a te reo Māori City!" This from Deputy Mayor Jill Day at today's Waitangi Festival on Wellington Waterfront where she announced to Waitangi Festival goers Wellington City Council's draft te reo policy, Te Tauihu that aims to see more te reo Māori in the city.
Government ministers and Labour Members of Parliament were all hands on deck to serve the public in a special breakfast hosted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Ngāpuhi leaders spoke of the significance of this special gesture.