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  1. Video for Time to abolish prisons - Moana Jackson
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    Time to abolish prisons- Moana Jackson

    Māori Law academic Moana Jackson is calling for the abolition of prisons in NZ and says Ngāti Kahungunu would set up their own system to deal with tribal members that commit crime. Jackson presented his evidence at an urgent hearing before the Waitangi Tribunal over the alleged failure by the government to address the high Māori prison population.

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    Child abuse laws need to be revisited- Quince

    A criminal law expert says the Crown's justification for accepting a manslaughter plea bargain in the case of Moko Rangitoheriri is a "cop-out". Khylee Quince says although the length of the defendants' sentence is appropriate the only difference in this murder vs manslaughter debate is the label.

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    Māori Fulbright scholar to study environmental law in US

    Maia Wikaira (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa) has been awarded the 2016 Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga Graduate Award and will travel to California to study at Stanford University.  

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    Native Affairs- Bad Medicine?

    The controversial Natural Health and Supplementary Products bill is brewing up trouble for Rongoā Māori practitioners. The Government's planning to regulate natural health remedies but concern has been raised traditional Māori knowledge may be ripped off and commercialised.

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    Self-defence law proposal for victims who kill their abusers

    The Law Commission is proposing criminal law reform to better serve victims of family violence who kill their abusers.

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    Māori academic Matiu Dickson passes away suddenly

    Esteemed Māori academic Matiu Dickson (Ngāiterangi and Te Whakatōhea) has died suddenly.

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    Law firm aims to attract more Māori and Pacific Island graduates

    Law firm Russell McVeagh wants to attract more Māori and Pacific Island graduates. 

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    Law firm promotes diversity recruitment

    Gary McDiarmid, CEO of law firm Russell McVeagh has been implementing diversity initiatives throughout their business, especially focusing on attracting more Maori and Pacific Island graduates.

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    Mayors positive about Ture Whenua Bill

    Today, the Māori Development Minister, Te Ururoa Flavell, met with several mayors from across the country to discuss the Ture Whenua Māori Bill.  Much of the dialogue was supportive of the bill.

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    Ministry provides resources to support use of Te Reo in all District Courts

    The Ministry of Justice will introduce new resources to support the use of Te Reo Māori in court. 

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