Three of Aotearoa's most important documents will soon be moved and made available to the general public. The Treaty of Waitangi along with The Declaration of Independence and the Women's Suffrage Petition are headed for their new home at the National Library, where they will live in a new exhibition space called, He Tohu.
Al Jazeera reporter Mereana Hond spoke to Kawe Kōrero Reporters to shed light on the war in Syria. This comes after a suicide bomb tore through a convoy of buses at the weekend in the Syrian town of Aleppo, killing more than 100 people.
Edgecumbe businesses have welcomed the news that an extra $700,000 will be made available to them by the government. While some businesses have re-opened their doors in the township others have had to relocate.
The Green Party says that marae should be considered for government contracts to provide emergency housing to the homeless. But how does their support party Labour feel about the idea?
Final NCEA results released this week confirm that more students are achieving NCEA Levels 1, 2, and 3, with the most significant increases in achievement being by Māori students and Pasifika students.
Minister Flavell said that the Māori Party has not yet confirmed their candidate for the Tāmaki Makaurau electorate.
A Ministry of Social Development (MSD) policy requiring social service providers to disclose information about all their clients is excessive and inconsistent with the privacy principles, says Privacy Commissioner John Edwards. NGOs around the country are concerned with the new policy as it may deter vulnerable individuals from seeking help.
There are 3,500 Māori children in care of Oranga Tamariki the Ministry for Vulnerable Children. Founder of Voyce Whakarongo Mai Tupua Urlich is calling on Māori leaders to help.
No Pride in Prisons is calling for an independent inquiry into the Spring Hill riot. The Prisoner advocacy group say they have grave concerns about the recent Corrections report into the 2013 rampage that revealed several issues before the flare-up.
Ngāi Te Rangi has filed an urgent application to the Waitangi Tribunal with concerns regarding the Hauraki Settlement.
In their claim, Wai 2616, the Tauranga-based tribe contests the rights of Hauraki iwi to their tribal area. In their application, Ngāi Te Rangi say that they, along with Ngāti Ranginui and Ngāti Pukenga, hold authority over the land, the seas and the Tauranga Harbour. The Crown and the interested parties are to expected to reply by April 13.
Jack McDonald of Te Whakatōhea and Taranaki iwi descent has leapfrogged several current sitting MP’s to jump to number nine on the Green Party list. On current polling, he looks a shoe-in to become a first time MP after the September election.
The Governments active engagement with rangatahi who have their own personal experiences within the state care system has allowed for real experiences to influence changes in the legislation as well as new focuses in the Oranga Tamariki strategy.