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    Wāhine dehydrating themselves to avoid toilets- RMTU

    The problems that World Toilet Day seek to resolve are not restricted to the Third World. According to a Rail & Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) press statement, even wāhine workers in Aotearoa are struggling for access to toilets and hygiene facilities. The RTMU claimed that their wāhine workers are taking medication to dehydrate themselves because they cannot access a toilet at work.

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    Amnesty International Awards NZ Youth Climate Change Groups

    AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL is awarding three New Zealand climate youth groups with its Ambassador of Conscience award, its highest recognition for human rights work, previously given to the likes of Nelson Mandela, Ai Weiwei and Malala Yousafzai.

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    UN Sec-Gen grilled on indigenous languages, social media concerns

    Despite the pleasure in having someone of Antonio Guterres' status coming into the community, those in attendance weren't too shy to challenge their esteemed guest.

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    Ngāi Tahu share climate change ideas with UN Sec-Gen

    Ngāi Tahu hosted United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his last meeting in Aotearoa before he heads to the Pacific Islands for further UN discussions.

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    'My success is the success of my whānau'- Ezekiel Raui

    At only 21 years of age, Raui has already accomplished some incredible achievements including meeting the Queen, making the Forbes list and, this week, graduating from university.

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    Minister heads to UN to offer strategies for other indigenous peoples

    The Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta is set to address the United Nations to fight for Indigenous Peoples' rights around the world.

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    2019: International Year of Indigenous Languages

    The United Nations has named 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages to preserve, revitalise and promote the world's languages.  Māori language expert Tawhirimatea Williams says preservation of any language starts in the home.

  8. Video for NZ govt must action UN recommendations
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    NZ govt must action UN recommendations

    Academics from around the world have gathered at the eighth Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga educational conference to discuss indigenous futures.

  9. Video for West Papua human rights advocate calls for solidarity
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    West Papua human rights advocate calls for solidarity

    A West Papua human rights advocate is calling for solidarity from the New Zealand Government on issues affecting indigenous West Papuans.

  10. Video for Te reo Māori opens PM’s UN General Assembly statement
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    Te reo Māori opens PM’s UN General Assembly statement

    With an orator's comb gifted by Ngāti Rēhia, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern opened her United Nations General Assembly speech with remarks in te reo Māori.  The words were consistent with themes throughout which challenged the 'America First' message promoted by US President Donald Trump.

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