A rehabilitation programme aimed at high-risk offenders in Rotorua continues on despite minimal funds. Pūwhakamua is a cultural emerging 12-month program by former drug lord and inmate turned mentor Wiremu Billy Macfarlane he says the program which is largely self-funded is needed despite the lack the funds.
A feature length documentary about the successful In Zone Project that is helping hundreds of Māori and Pasifika teenage boys and girls attend two of Auckland's top education schools is hitting the screens nationwide.
Former original mentor now Director of Education, Neihana Reihana says the values of the initiative continue.
Veteran journalist Hare Williams received the Lifetime Achievement Award at today's Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards, held at Massey University's Albany campus.
"We're wasting food that can be utilised by some of our whānau" says Whangārei community trust CEO, Martin Kaipo, who is challenging the government to tackle New Zealand's food wastage problem.
Māori Journalism was celebrated today as Massey University hosted the Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards at its Auckland campus.
First-time students of coding from Te Kura Māori o Waatea in South Auckland are learning how to create the computer game Minecraft through its newly created reo Māori tutorial, Voyage Aquatic.
The NZ Howard League for Penal Reform will now offer their driving programme for the next three years for offenders and ex-prisoners in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. The programme, which helps offenders obtain a driving license, has already helped over 40 people in the Whakatāne area since the pilot programme began in September.
Climate change has been signalled by the New Zealand Defence Force as one of the country's greatest security threats, one that is already having adverse impacts here and in the Pacific
Native Affairs journalist Iulia Leilua has won two major awards at the 2018 Ngā Kupu Ora Awards.