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Monday, 16 July 2018

Tasmanian orphanages with dark history being reclaimed for a new purpose

Tasmanian orphanages with dark history being reclaimed for a new purpose
- Cheryl Mundy's great-great grandmother, renowned Tasmanian Aboriginal woman Fanny Cochrane Smith, and Ms Cochrane Smith's brother Adam ...

Canberra's Indigenous rangers take park management back in time

Canberra's Indigenous rangers take park management back in time
- preserve Aboriginal heritage sites, conducting cultural burns, and enthusiastically sharing their knowledge of ancient Australia with school groups.

Pedestrians are seven times more likely to be killed in the NT — especially those who are Indigenous

Pedestrians are seven times more likely to be killed in the NT — especially those who are Indigenous
- But service providers are not surprised by the statistics, explaining that there are a range of factors putting Indigenous Australians in particular at risk.

Students pitch in to honour Indigenous soldiers

Students pitch in to honour Indigenous soldiers
- A mosaic mural dedicated to Indigenous Australians who fought in war is being created with help from a Catholic primary school in Melbourne.

Indigenous women take out top gongs at annual NAIDOC awards

Indigenous women take out top gongs at annual NAIDOC awards
- Under his leadership, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) became the world's largest collection of ...

Saving A Critically Endangered Aboriginal language in Australia

Saving A Critically Endangered Aboriginal language in Australia
Indigenous elders in central Australia are leading efforts to save a critically endangered language. Of the estimated 300 Indigenous languages that ...

Worthing Pride: popular pub owners were one of Sussex's first gay married couples

Worthing Pride: popular pub owners were one of Sussex's first gay married couples
- John, 43, did a postal vote in the Australian gay marriage referendum in 2017, where 61.6 per cent said yes to gay marriage. He said: “I wanted my ...

Harry Styles: 'We're all a little bit gay'

Harry Styles: 'We're all a little bit gay'
- Harry Styles says everyone is "a little bit gay". ... Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Asia and he has been praised for his inclusivity.

Lauren Southern appears on Sky News Australia, making one point very clear

Lauren Southern appears on Sky News Australia, making one point very clear
- Lauren Southern appears on Sky News Australia, making one point very clear ... The 23-year-old Canadian activist, who touched down in Australia ... is a Gay God” and “Allah is trans” outside a restaurant in the English town of Luton ...

Uniting Church of Australia consents to same-sex marriages at its premise

Uniting Church of Australia consents to same-sex marriages at its premise
- Under the new ruling, ministers will be allowed to conduct — or refuse to conduct — same-sex marriages. The existing belief statement reads: ...

What is a haka dance?

What is a haka dance?
- But the haka, a synchronized dance and chant performed by New Zealand's national rugby team, the All Blacks, may be one of the most ... Regardless of the particular definition, the haka is part of the Maori culture and tradition.

Five prominent Maori leaders share lifetime award for commitment to te reo and tikanga

Five prominent Maori leaders share lifetime award for commitment to te reo and tikanga
- A major highlight of hers was in 2009 when she was made a dame of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Māori education. On receiving the ...

NZ Archbishop To Take Over Till New Polynesian Leader Chosen

NZ Archbishop To Take Over Till New Polynesian Leader Chosen
- Don Tamihere, 45, will be temporarily taking over the duties of the Anglican Archbishop of the Diocese of Polynesia for the next few ...

Meet the breakout Kiwi stars of 2018

Meet the breakout Kiwi stars of 2018
- As we celebrate the Maori New Year, Spy goes star-gazing and takes a look at those who have that extra bit of magic. The Newcomer. Talented ...

Maori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships

Maori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships
- Government scholarships are available for Māori and Pasifika students looking to learn a trade. We have joined forces with iwi, the Pasifika community ...

New Zealand's own version of Statue of Liberty to stand soon in Auckland

New Zealand's own version of Statue of Liberty to stand soon in Auckland
- The structure of the Earth Mother in Maori tradition, proposed by Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust and part-funded by the Auckland Council, would stand 30 ...