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Tuesday, 16 April 2019

How museums can stay relevant in the 21st Century

How museums can stay relevant in the 21st Century
- The lessons of the British Museum's too-slow decolonisation are felt by all cultural institutions particularly as they look at how Australian Indigenous ...

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom
- Communities around the world are losing their Indigenous tongues, but a rising number of students are now choosing to study Indigenous Australian ...

Ancient Australian indigenous site recreated with VR technology

Ancient Australian indigenous site recreated with VR technology
- Researchers from Australia's University of Newcastle have digitally mapped and recreated an ancient Aboriginal site, ...

10 Best Australian Architects

10 Best Australian Architects
- While Indigenous architecture goes back millennia, Australia's built environment since the late 18th century has evolved through a series of ...

Constitutional recognition for First Australians

Constitutional recognition for First Australians
- Constitutional reform will be an affirmation of Australia's recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander self-determination, and an essential step in ...

Raising money for charity with massive Alice Springs trek

Raising money for charity with massive Alice Springs trek
- Ms Goodwin says she's also keen to learn the unique history of Australia's Indigenous people throughout the trek and experience the red outback.

The Brunei Effect in LGBTI Global Advocacy

The Brunei Effect in LGBTI Global Advocacy
- When the issue of refugee is explored further, we hear about asylum seekers from the L.G.B.T.I population trapped in refugee camps in Kenya, the ...

Is China's Weibo cracking down on LGBTI content again?

Is China's Weibo cracking down on LGBTI content again?
China's largest social media, Sina Weibo, removed LGBTI content in the last few days. A page dedicated named 'les' and dedicated to lesbian users ...

Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain's Home Office for leaving them in Turkey

Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain's Home Office for leaving them in Turkey
- Fifteen refugees Syrian LGBT are to take legal action against the British Home Office for failing to settle them in Britain despite being accepted onto a ...

Who is Pete Buttigieg?

Who is Pete Buttigieg?
- Furthermore, he supports the federal banning of LGBTI discrimination and advocates for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for ...

Slashed tyres, a tarp scrawled with swastikas and racist slogans, and arrows fired at a home: How ...

Slashed tyres, a tarp scrawled with swastikas and racist slogans, and arrows fired at a home: How ...
- A dispute over a Maori song has sparked a six-year war between neighbours that saw arrows being shot, paint thrown and tyres slashed.

Drug law change to free up treatment funds

Drug law change to free up treatment funds
- The Drug Foundation wants less money spent on drug enforcement and more on prevention and treatment, especially for Māori. The foundation is part ...

The Shift Aotearoa: Collaborative Action For NZ Housing

The Shift Aotearoa: Collaborative Action For NZ Housing
Māori have a key role to play,” says Challenge Director Māori Dr Jessica Hutchings. “Kāinga Tahi, Kāinga Rua will present research that explores the ...

Nuk Korako makes way for next generation

Nuk Korako makes way for next generation
- National's Māori development spokesperson Nuk Korako is to retire from Parliament. He will give his valedictory speech on May 1. He says a highlight ...

Teachers given tips in using more reo in class

Teachers given tips in using more reo in class
- Teachers are being encouraged to use more te reo Māori into the curriculum through a new programme launched at parliament this morning. Te Ahu o ...

Te reo Māori to be integral part of all students' education: Government

Te reo Māori to be integral part of all students' education: Government
- The roll-out of Te Ahu o te Reo Māori, which will support the workforce to use te reo Māori correctly, was announced by Associate Education Minister ...