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    Omicron response put disabled Māori at risk- Human Rights Commission

    The government and health authorities’ response to the Omicron outbreak put the well-being of disabled people, including tāngata whaikaha Māori at risk and caused stress and confusion according to a new report by the Human Rights Commission.

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    Māori disabled 'fall through the gaps'; face violence and neglect

    Ruth Jones is one of the references involved in the Human Rights Commissions's reports. Photo / Te Ao Māori News

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    Waikeria: 'Progress is glacial'- Human Rights Commission

    The commission says it 'senses no urgency' in addressing the serious failings in the prison system.

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    Give no voice to racism- Meng Foon

    'Give no voice to racism' is the slogan for the campaign launched by the Human Rights Commission this week. 

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    Auckland café defends why they tell staff to only speak English

    A café in Auckland has received criticism for putting up a sign in the workplace telling staff members to speak no other languages except English.

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    Call for govt to work with Māori for Level 3-1 strategies- 4:30pm Newsbreak

    Chief Human Rights Commissioner, Paul Hunt, is urging the government to reinvigorate its commitment to work in partnership with Māori as it devises and puts in place strategies for Alert Level 3 and beyond.  

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    Human Rights Commissioner urges Govt to work better in partnership with Māori

     A report by the Commission says partnership should go beyond engagement and encompass meaningful, equitable, shared decisionmaking. Where Māori rights are significantly affected, for example by restrictions on tikanga Māori, the obligation of free, prior and informed consent should be applied and rangatiratanga upheld.

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    Should prisoners be able to vote? Public submissions called for

    Public submissions are being called for the Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill. The bill would allow prisoners with sentences shorter than three years to enrol to vote.

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    "Once upon a time, Māori owned and managed 100% of New Zealand"- Foon visits Ihumātao

    Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon says he is proud to be among those fighting for their rights at Ihumātao, following his visit to the occupation site today.  Foon says the visit to Ihumatao is to get a feel for the mauri of the whenua and to understand the essence of the issues.

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    "The racism among us needs to stop"- Meng Foon

    Newly appointed Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon is calling for official recognition of the New Zealand Land Wars and its devastating impact on Māori. In his first interview in the new role, he discussed Ihumātao, Tuia250 and racism in Aotearoa.

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