Te Taikuru formerly known as Shelly Bay has been given the green light by the Wellington City Council to start developments which Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trusts CE Wayne Mulligan says could start before Christmas.
Wellington's mayor is pulling the plug on the city's 22-year-old Guy Fawkes festival in favour of the Māori New Year festival, Matariki.
Generations of descendants from Rongowhakaata turned up this morning to officially open their new exhibition called 'Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow.
A blessing took place outside Parliament this morning, following an incident where a protester set himself alight and later died in hospital. A Parliament senior Māori advisor is now looking at new protocols for the area.
Secondary schools from all over NZ have turned up to this year's Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competition in New Plymouth.
Since the release of the Moana Movie in te reo Māori it's been picked up and promoted by big brands such as Leggo and Air New Zealand. Producer Tweedie Waititi says the response has been overwhelming.
The Green Party has revealed their vision for all children to learn te reo Māori at school by 2030. The Party have been working with reo experts and communities on how to achieve the goal.
Māori writers within different generations of families are now becoming more prominent at the Pikihuia Awards. Chief Executive of Huia Publishers Brian Morris says that this is a new thing and it should be celebrated.
Thousands of people turned up to support the Māori language parade today in Wellington. Māori Language Commission CE Ngahiwi Apanui says while the statistics are dire, feedback on the streets is a positive sign that attitudes are changing.
NZ Drug Foundation and other addiction experts at this year’s Cutting Edge Addiction Conference say that National's latest announcement ignores the evidence of how to properly treat drug addiction.