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Bill proposes laws originally in Hawaiian language be legally binding over English translation
Source / ʻŌiwi TV By Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi for Hawaii Public Radio
Minister backs improved water quality for marae
The Local Government Minister was on the East Coast today looking at a pilot programme aimed at improving the drinking water of Māori communities.
Supermarket showdown: Ex Nat MP backs new Labour law
National MP has taken the unusual step of praising the Labour government’s planned overhauls to Aotearoa’s supermarket duopoly.
Mental Health Commission chips in on Children's Commissioner replacement
Planned legislation to dismantle the Office of the Children’s Commissioner and replace it with a board has drawn criticism from the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission, which says the bill doesn
Ngāti Toa will take anti-vax protestors to court if they misuse Ka Mate
The Ngāti Toa Rangatira iwi has condemned the use of its haka, Ka Mate, to promote anti-vaccine messages and has issued a caution to those using it.
National the only party to vote against conversion therapy
New Zealand just celebrated 35 years since the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform that decriminalised consensual, sexual relations between men.
Māori Party and National divided over proposed hate speech law change
The Māori Party supports the proposed law change making hate speech a criminal offence.
Bill to allow Police to enter marae without warrant- Second Reading
The Public Health Response Bill is currently under urgency and had its second reading in the House.
Oranga Tamariki: ground-breaking legislation comes into effect today
Section 7AA of the Oranga Tamariki Act takes effect today, placing legislative responsibility on its CEO to seek out partnerships with iwi and hapū. The ministry will now also have to report publicly and annually on the outcomes they achieve for tamariki Māori.