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  1. Video for Te Mātāwai welcome Prof Higgins and Mr Hapi to team
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    Te Mātāwai welcome Prof Higgins and Mr Hapi to team

    The final two members of the Te Mātāwai team have been announced. On Friday the Minister of Māori development announced that Professor Rawinia Higgins and Robin Hapi will join the team.

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    Potential conflicts around Te Mātāwai appointments

    Labour MP Peeni Henare says News and Current Affairs presenters appointed to the Te Mātāwai Board could encounter conflicts of interest given they are presenters for rival news and current affairs programmes. Te Karere and Marae presenter Scotty Morrison is the latest appointment to the board.

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    B for bravery

    A 16-year old cancer patient who found refuge at Te Puea Marae now has her own roof over her head, with her family paying an affordable rent of $104 per week. The girl the nation has come to know only as B went to Te Puea Marae for help after being left homeless in Auckland.

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    Jackson warns against using homeless as political pawns

    Chief executive for the Manukau Urban Authority, Willie Jackson has cautioned against the homeless being used as political pawns.  Jackson says a 16-year-old Samoan girl with cancer whose family was housed through Te Puea Marae may be in danger of being used to make a point.

  5. Video for Piripi argues Te Mātawai representation more than fluency
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    Piripi argues Te Mātawai representation more than fluency

    Former CEO of the Māori Language Commission Haami Piripi says te reo Māori fluency should not be the main criteria for appointments to Te Mātāwai, the group providing iwi input into the Māori language strategy.

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    Willie Jackson appointed to Te Mātāwai

    An urban Māori leader is the first to be appointed to Te Mātāwai, the new legislative body that will be responsible for the revitalisation of te reo Māori on behalf of iwi and Māori. 

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    Iwi leaders debate having one voice

    An iwi leader says the Iwi Chairs Forum should be the primary representative body for all Māori in NZ. Haami Piripi of Te Rarawa says the forum and the NZ Māori Council could have a combined voice for Māori.

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    Minister concerned about RNZ Māori content

    Concerns about the lack of Māori content by state radio broadcaster Radio New Zealand (RNZ) has seen Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell meeting with Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams. The urgent meeting comes after an audit conducted by Radio Wātea showed that over two weeks, only an hour and a half was Māori content.

  9. Video for Māori Broadcaster calls for iwi radio to air on RNZ
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    Māori Broadcaster calls for iwi radio to air on RNZ

    Veteran Māori broadcaster Willie Jackson says Iwi radio stations should be considered to air Māori programming at Radio New Zealand.

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    Should CYF responsibilities be shifted to the private sector?

    Labour MP Peeni Henare says he's against any move to shift some of CYF's responsibilities to the private sector.  This comes after a damning report which found systemic problems within the service.  However, Prime Minister John Key isn't ruling out any future involvement of the private sector with CYF.

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