Ngāti Whātua Orakei have released a new augmented reality app, Te Ira Aotearoa (T.I.A), where visitors can experience Māori culture and meet Māori superheroes in 3D anywhere in the world. The app shares the creation story of Ranginui and Papatuanuku.
A group of Māori musicians have raised concerns about the amount of funding directed towards Māori music across all platforms. This comes as Māori composers, singers and songwriters alike brainstorm initiatives to optimise the medium of music to revitalise te reo Māori.
A Wellington doctor says there’s an increase in tongue-tie cuts in newborn babies due to the pressure to get new mothers breastfeeding quickly.
A new report by the prime minister's chief science advisor says it is possible to prevent and end family violence in New Zealand. The report, titled Every 4 Minutes, acknowledges the link between the trauma of colonisation and prejudice to the high rates of family violence and incarceration among Māori.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a police investigation into inappropriate contact between a teacher and a student in Gisborne in 2014 was deficient in several respects.