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Tuesday, 30 April 2019

New NT centres to help parents raise kids

New NT centres to help parents raise kids
- Seven new Families as First Teachers centres will open around the NT to help Indigenous parents raise their children ...

A lot of the people I meet have never met, hung around or worked with Aboriginal people': Today's ...

A lot of the people I meet have never met, hung around or worked with Aboriginal people': Today's ...
- Today show entertainment reporter, Brooke Boney, 31, has revealed there are still many Australians who have never met an Aboriginal person.

Les Murray dead: Australian poet dies aged 80

Les Murray dead: Australian poet dies aged 80
Recurrent themes in his work were the history and landscape of Australia, white settlers, indigenous life, family, and the rural landscape. Murray ...

Will Australia Ever Have A Black Prime Minister?

Will Australia Ever Have A Black Prime Minister?
What chance does an Indigenous Australian born today have of one day becoming the leader of our nation? Actor and musician Mark Coles Smith ...

Deep Time Dreaming captures imaginations and literary award

Deep Time Dreaming captures imaginations and literary award
- When historian Billy Griffiths set about charting the history of Aboriginal archaeology in Australia more than six years ago, he wrote out of a sense of ...

Indigenous footballers play their first official matches in Darwin

Indigenous footballers play their first official matches in Darwin
- Northern Territory football fans witnessed history as Australia's Indigenous men's and women's teams played their first official matches in Darwin as ...

Call for primary classrooms to 'show and tell' diversity

Call for primary classrooms to 'show and tell' diversity
- also found that in comparison with their peers, LGBTI young people reported twice the level of self-harm, three times the level of attempted suicide ...

We need to talk about the loneliness many LGBTI people experience

We need to talk about the loneliness many LGBTI people experience
- It's an organization committed to helping young LGBTI people who are homeless or in a housing crisis. Through akt she learnt how important chosen ...

Madonna's next video 'tribute to Stonewall, drag queens and LGBTI rights'

Madonna's next video 'tribute to Stonewall, drag queens and LGBTI rights'
- Many believe the next video off the Madame X album will be a love letter to the LGBTI community. Fans say there are three exciting reasons why ...

Nirvana's manager reveals whether Kurt Cobain had gay lovers

Nirvana's manager reveals whether Kurt Cobain had gay lovers
- The frontman of Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, was a LGBTI ally far before it was popular. That is one of the most significant memories of the rock legend in ...

2018 Census – real data about real people

2018 Census – real data about real people
- The first release of data will include the census usually resident population counts; the number of general and Māori electorates; and the general and ...

Tobacco tax hike drives up cost of living for beneficiaries, Maori

Tobacco tax hike drives up cost of living for beneficiaries, Maori
- Stats NZ figures show the cost of living for beneficiaries rose 0.6 percent in the three months through March, and rose 0.4 percent for Maori.

Māori Council ups fight for fair deal

Māori Council ups fight for fair deal
- The New Zealand Māori Council has set itself an ambitious programme including action on water, housing, health, poverty, environment and justice.

Share a drink with Lisa Renard and know more about the art of embellishment of Maori people in ...Share a drink with Lisa Renard and know more about the art of embellishment of Maori people in ...

Share a drink with Lisa Renard and know more about the art of embellishment of Maori people in ...
- In Maoridom, how one does not wear a cloak or a māori tattooing but one is worn by such ancestral treasure and what does that mean? Dr. Lisa ...

Census falls short on iwi stats

Census falls short on iwi stats
- She says the work done to combine census data with administrative records means data on Māori ethnicity and Māori descent is likely to be more ...

Annual census could replace five-year form-filling



She outlined today how Stats NZ had plugged those gaps by fast-tracking plans to make far greater use of ... loss", but that Stats NZ was taking the failure across government agencies to collect data on individual Maori peoples' iwi ...

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