Race Relations Day provides an opportunity to celebrate and experience many of New Zealand's more than 200 ethnic communities.
Muslims worshipping at the Kilbirnie Masjid in Wellington this Friday will be shielded by a human chain surrounding the mosque complex during their Jumu’ah (Friday) prayers.
The band is set to start the tour tomorrow and the trio has sent out a heartfelt message following the terror attack in Christchurch.
Has the government let us down by not taking white extremist threats seriously in New Zealand? Could Fridays attack been avoided if there was more of a focus on these types of threats? These are the questions being raised around parliament today after yesterdays announcement by Prime Minister Ardern on proposed changes to the countries gun laws.
Government was still in lockdown today with a heavy police presence surrounding parliament house, as Cabinet Ministers met today to discuss the way forward for gun legislation and the banning of all semi automatic weapons in the country.
The voice of New Zealand's youth was realised today as politicians encountered thousands of students who marched to parliament grounds to express their concerns on climate change and its use of fossil fuels.
Pharmac is a Crown entity that decides on behalf of District Health Boards which medicines and pharmaceutical products are subsidised. This morning Parliament's Health Select Committee spoke to cancer sufferers who want cheaper access to cancer drugs.
Today the New Zealand Men’s Open Club Championships commence, with 17 teams from around the country vying to be the best club in the country in the four-day event which ends this Sunday.
For the first time the NZ Māori Secondary Schoolboys Cricket Team took to the pitch at the Karori Park to face a Governor General's XI in a windy Wellington today. NZ Cricket are hoping to grow the sport among Māori and acknowledge the impact Māori has already had on the sport.
Māori Television and its newly elected board were placed under the microscope today during the broadcasters annual financial review with the Māori Affairs Select Committee.
Mana whenua of Te Whanganui-a-Tara and Zealandia are gearing up to have the smallest manu from Te Waonui-a-Tāne brought back to the capital.
Thousands of school students around the world are staging regular strikes in a bid to push politicians to act aggressively on climate change and New Zealand students are set to join in support.
Dame Kiri Te Kawana brought the three centuries-old song Tarakihi back to life but 13-year-old Whakamoe Wagner from Waikaremoana ran with it, coming first in the Kapaoke competition at Te Matatini.
The CARE center (Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation) situated in the School of Communication at Massey’s Palmerston North campus hosts a different activist in-residence every month. From 18–22 March, Tūhoe elder and Māori activist, Tame Iti, will take up the role.
Māori artist Hinekaa Mako is set to participate in the Indigenous Storytellers Spoken Word Residency at Canada's Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
The victims of violent and heinous crimes have responded in the latest government survey on the criminal justice system, most of whom have said more often than not, the justice system is failing to provide sufficient support for them and their families.
The call went out to all whānau of Tapu Te Ranga Marae to help with this weekend's renovation of the marae. Bruce Stewart built Tapu Te Ranga as a "place to belong" for the numerous Māori who moved from the provinces to Wellington in the 1960s and 1970s.
A small group of Māori Bachelor of Nursing students marched to their Whitireia graduation ceremony today despite the planned procession being cancelled earlier this week. They were flanked by their families and tutors to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter.
Solar power is becoming more frequent in NZ schools. Wellington's Maungaraki Primary School have knocked back power consumption by nearly 70 per cent, cutting around $5000 from its electricity bill since then.
Timothy Morrison is calling for an urgent Waitangi Tribunal hearing to address a claim that the New Zealand Police are biased in prosecutions against Māori.
It’s been almost six months into Nathan Matthews' new role as principal at Hato Paora College and he says he is pleased with the progress the school is making since taking on the role last September.