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    Bill to change whānau access to tūpāpaku passes third reading

    The bill provides a requirement for coroners to consider cultural considerations when determining who can view, touch, or remain near a tūpāpaku.

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    TOP Wants to work with Māori Party for 2020 election

    The Opportunities Party (TOP) and the Māori Party both fell short in last year's general election.  However, TOP hopes they can work together for 2020.  

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    Passing of Medicinal Cannabis Bill prompts iwi discussions

    The only Māori company with a medicinal cannabis growing licence says the passing of the government's medicinal cannabis bill is a step in the right direction.  Hikurangi Enterprises Managing Director Panapa Ehau says New Zealand could be a world leader in the medicinal cannabis space.

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    Colonisation trauma linked to family violence- Report  

    A new report by the prime minister's chief science advisor says it is possible to prevent and end family violence in New Zealand.  The report, titled Every 4 Minutes, acknowledges the link between the trauma of colonisation and prejudice to the high rates of family violence and incarceration among Māori.

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    Climate change a security threat – defence report

    Climate change has been signalled by the New Zealand Defence Force as one of the country's greatest security threats, one that is already having adverse impacts here and in the Pacific

  6. Sweet Micky for President

    (AO) Music and politics collide when international music star, Pras Michel of the Fugees, returns to his homeland of Haiti following the devastating earthquake of 2010 to mobilize a presidential campaign for Haiti's most controversial musician: Michel Martelly aka Sweet Micky.  The politically inexperienced pair set out against a corrupted government, civil unrest, and a fixed election.  when Pras's former bandmate, superstar Wyclef Jean, also enters the presidential race, their chances seem further doomed.  But with the help of a few friends, including Ben Stiller and former president bill Clington, they never give up on their honest dream of changing the course of Haiti's future forever.

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    Parihaka Pā receives $9mil for future development

    Parihaka Papakainga Trust has signed its $9mil reconciliation funding agreement with the Crown, a package to support future community development and help heal the relationship between the parties given historic grievances.

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    Whānau Ora surplus questions raised at TPK review

    Te Puni Kōkiri appeared before the Māori Affairs Select Committee today for its annual review where questions were raised about the allocation of surplus funds under the Whānau Ora scheme.

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    Mental Health report "not radical enough" for Māori

    A Māori health provider is slamming the new Mental Health and Addictions report released by the government.  Te Rau Matatini chief executive Maria Baker says Māori have the worst outcomes but recommendations fail to give them a voice.

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    Māori groups support call to boost addiction treatment funding

    Thirty organisations support an open letter calling on government to double funding for addiction treatment each year starting with next year's budget.  NZ's largest Māori health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, says there is an urgent need in Māori communities.

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