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    Māori academic awarded prestigious scholarship

    Associate Professor Claire Charters from the Auckland Law School has been awarded a 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to investigate the ways indigenous peoples’ rights are constitutionally recognised throughout the world.

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    Law Commission looks to rewrite property law to include tikanga Māori

    The New Zealand Law Commission is investigating the Property (Relationships) Act and whether or not it can extend to recognise tikanga Māori when relationships end and property is divided. Public submissions open next week.

  3. Video for Native Affairs - Synthetic Weed Nearly Killed Me
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    Native Affairs- Synthetic Weed Nearly Killed Me

    Drugs that were legal but are now illegal and unregulated. Nine people have died from a lethal mix of the drug in Auckland. But there are also problems in the regions.

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    Renting stories aimed at cutting through political noise

    Social rights campaigner Laura O'Connell is leading research groups to source stories from renters around the country. The research is aimed at encouraging landlords to provide better conditions for rental properties.

  5. Video for New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars
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    New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars

    One in five Year 10 students, particularly Māori and Pacific, continue to be exposed to smoking in cars according to a report by University of Otago. Researchers say it contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the dangers of second-hand smoke.

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    National MP Todd Barclay taps out of Parliament

    It's bye-bye for National MP Todd Barclay, he has resigned and announced he will step down as a candidate for this year's election, and will exit parliament at the end of this term. But some MPs say he should have left sooner.

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    Police assess new information for Todd Barclay inquiry

    National MP Todd Barclay has announced he will step down as a candidate in this years election and will exit parliament at the end of this term. 

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    Wandering toddler – the harmful effects of viral videos

    The grandmother of a toddler found on the street wandering in just her underwear says she's taken the toddler into her own care. A video of the distressed child has gone viral online and police inquiries into the incident are continuing.

  9. Video for NZ Youth Award Recipient acknowledged as a dynamic role model
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    NZ Youth Award Recipient acknowledged as a dynamic role model

    The former head prefect at Whangarei Girls High School has been acknowledged in this year's New Zealand Youth Awards as a cultural change maker.  Justice Hetaraka uses the composition of prayer to develop appreciation by Māori students for their own culture. It's been adopted by the school as an integral part of its daily process. 

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    120 years since admission of Tā Apirana Ngata

    March 26 will mark 120 years since the admission of Tā Apirana Turupa Ngata as a barrister and solicitor. It's a significant event all New Zealanders can celebrate, says Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa.  

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