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Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Indigenous group looks to carbon farming to regenerate the outback

Indigenous group looks to carbon farming to regenerate the outback
Indigenous group looks to carbon farming to regenerate the outback ... "In western Queensland it's roughly about 200 projects but Australia wide it's ...

The top restaurants giving young Indigenous chefs a leg-up

The top restaurants giving young Indigenous chefs a leg-up
- National Indigenous Culinary Institute was founded in 2012 and offers apprenticeships to aspiring Indigenous chefs in some of Australia's top ...

The health crisis we're not talking about, but should be

The health crisis we're not talking about, but should be
- We used to see one or two HIV diagnoses in Indigenous Australian in this area each year, but since 2014 there have been a total of 45 diagnoses, ...

Trees are at the heart of our country – we should learn their Indigenous names

Trees are at the heart of our country – we should learn their Indigenous names
Australia, we should bring back into use the Aboriginal names and knowledge systems for trees and plants that are lost to everyday use. This year is ...

Years of research solidifies into re-think of history of Australia and the world

Years of research solidifies into re-think of history of Australia and the world
- Professor John Sherwood at the Moyjil Site where he and other researchers have established there is a high probability that Indigenous people lit fires ...

Artists unveil epic new works at national exhibition

Artists unveil epic new works at national exhibition
- The biennial exhibition presents a snapshot of the best Australian ... Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art with providing him with a ...

Gay people exist everywhere - so what's the point lying to kids about it?

Gay people exist everywhere - so what's the point lying to kids about it?
- can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking LGBTI people only exist in certain cultures and countries. For obvious reasons, LGBT communities are ...

LGBTI friendly candidate set to become first female president of Slovakia

LGBTI friendly candidate set to become first female president of Slovakia
- These are the celebs people would love to see as Pride Grand Marshals Presidential hopeful: Caputova set to win Saturday's Slovakian elections ...

Married Indians are looking for same-sex affairs after decriminalization

Married Indians are looking for same-sex affairs after decriminalization
- Indians, therefore, celebrated the decriminalization of an estimated 4.5 million LGBTI people. But, LGBTI activists and leaders warned it would take ...

How South African churches can make LGBTIQ people feel safer

How South African churches can make LGBTIQ people feel safer
- Research shows that many churches in South Africa remain 'hotbeds of homophobia' . This is despite the fact that the ...

Massey University Wellington Senior Lecturer Dr Jason Mika on Paakiwaha

Massey University Wellington Senior Lecturer Dr Jason Mika on Paakiwaha
- Dr Mika is responding to an Asia New Zealand Foundation report published this ... “Maōri perceptions of cultural similarity with Asian cultures tend to ...

China tourism shift creating opportunities for Māori

China tourism shift creating opportunities for Māori
- Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says there are huge opportunities for Māori in the Chinese New Zealand year of tourism. The year was lauched at Te ...

Living wage to rise following minimum wage increase

Living wage to rise following minimum wage increase
New Zealand's 'living wage' is set to rise from $20.55 to $21.15 in September, announced the Living Wage Movement today. It comes after the ...

Retiring Māori speaking mayor says te reo available to all

Retiring Māori speaking mayor says te reo available to all
- Foon leaves as the only fluent reo Māori-speaking mayor in New Zealand. ... He says his understanding of te reo Māori has enabled him to better ...

I choose peace', Christchurch survivor Farid tells national remembrance service

I choose peace', Christchurch survivor Farid tells national remembrance service
- A Maori lament echoed across Christchurch last Friday as a survivor of the New Zealand mosque attacks told a national ...

PM strengthens trade relations with China

PM strengthens trade relations with China
- The stakes are high for New Zealand as the state of its relationship with a key trading partner hangs in the balance. The cash that's transacted ...