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  1. Video for It's never been about me, it's always about we - Dame Areta Koopu
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    It's never been about me, it's always about we- Dame Areta Koopu

    After over 30 years in social services, Mrs Areta Koopu CBE of Ngāti Konohi has today been named a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. The Māori Women's Development director is one four Dames and three Knights in the 2019 Queens Birthday Honours.

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    Landlord's message shocks: "My koro would be very angry"

    A young Māori woman who received a shocking reply from a potential landlord feels she was discriminated against because of her Māori name, a name gifted to her by her koro. 

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    Protest rally turns into a victory party

    A mass peaceful protest rally against alt-right activists Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneaux turned into a jubilant party following the cancellation of the pairs speaking engagement in Auckland. Protestors say the decision is a victory for the city's diverse communities and Aotearoa.

  4. Video for Business shouldn't fear domestic violence act -Warehouse CEO
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    Business shouldn't fear domestic violence act-Warehouse CEO

    The CEO of New Zealand's largest retail group, The Warehouse, says the new domestic violence act is more cost-effective for businesses in the long run. Pejman Okhovat says employers shouldn't be reluctant to embrace the Domestic Violence Victims Protection Act, which allows victims up to 10 days paid leave.

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    Civil rights icon visits Alfriston College

    Civil rights activist Minniejean Brown-Trickey a member of the Little Rock Nine told her story to students of Alfriston College today. 

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    Govt responds to unconscious bias against Māori students

    The Education Minister Chris Hipkins says the government is looking to lift the achievement of Maori students through creating culturally safe learning environments. 

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    Human Rights Commission backs UN report for Treaty rights

    The Human Rights Commission is backing a report by the United Nations committee and their concerns that recommendations by the Waitangi Tribunal are not legally binding. 

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    Justice delayed for disabled children in NZ education system

    Of the 95,000 New Zealand children living with a disability, more than half have difficulty learning. The IHC says delays in getting a hearing to address allegations that the education system is breaching the human rights of disabled children are unfair.

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    Dame Devoy asks UN to tell NZ Govt to inquire into state abuse

    The Race Relations Commissioner has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand Government to have an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of children and disabled people held in state institutions.

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    NZ anti-racism message reaches millions

    New Zealand’s first nationwide anti-racism campaign has reached millions of New Zealanders since its launch less than a year ago.

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