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Tuesday, 7 May 2019

My top ten Australian films of the 21st century (so far)


My top ten Australian films of the 21st century (so far) ... It turns an unflinching eye on our racist, colonial history when an Aboriginal man must flee after ...

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Aboriginal artists share light of the cross


Just two days before Easter in Tennant Creek – the Northern Territory town some may rashly describe as godforsaken – the Barkly Regional Arts ...

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Sugary drinks proven more dangerous than sugary food


it comes after a Taranaki-based study found Māori children were drinking ... Sales figures indicate New Zealanders are drinking less soft drinks but ...

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Scotty Morrison smooths troubled waters after 'Pākehā' called a racist term


TVNZ Maori language expert Scotty Morrison has cleared up what the word ... is a label that didn't exist before Pākehā people were in New Zealand.

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Precious korowai to return home from Australia


Precious korowai to return home from Australia ... The museum is also organising traditional Aboriginal and Māori ceremonies in Melbourne for the ...

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A unique radio voice in Port Augusta


We are Umeewarra Aboriginal Media, South Australia's only Aboriginal radio ... We are always on the lookout for Aboriginal stories to share with our ...

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Opposite-sex marriage is 'prevailing social norm' says Singapore govt

Opposite-sex marriage is 'prevailing social norm' says Singapore govt
The results buoyed LGBTI-rights campaigners in the conservative city-state where gay sex remains illegal. 'The prevailing social norm remains that of ...

How homosexuals are being jailed and persecuted just 20 kilometers from Spain

How homosexuals are being jailed and persecuted just 20 kilometers from Spain
Like Youssef, she mentions the hypocrisy of Moroccan authorities. “It also happens with collectives that are dedicated to LGBTI activism,” she says.

Susie O'Brien: Folau is feeding into a culture of intolerance

Susie O'Brien: Folau is feeding into a culture of intolerance
LGBTI people — especially those who are rugby players and fans — should not have to pay the price for Folau's latter conversion to hard-line religious ...

Education chief says 'huge step backwards' if schools stop LGBTI lessons

Education chief says 'huge step backwards' if schools stop LGBTIlessons
The program about relationships featured LGBTI elements. But parents at Birmingham's Parkfield Community School protested the program leading to ...

Physicians and governments challenged to act on early health influences

Physicians and governments challenged to act on early health influences
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Māori experience significantly higher burdens of ill health and shorter life expectancies, ...

Mental Health Inquiry & Afghan Inquiry – two more whitewashes & more evidence of a corrupt ...

Mental Health Inquiry & Afghan Inquiry – two more whitewashes & more evidence of a corrupt ...
Were vulnerable Māori sidelined by the Government's much-vaunted mental health and addiction inquiry? Some recent reporting suggests this has ...

Northland te reo metal band Alien Weaponry release new music


"We decided to write about it because it's one of these untold stories in New Zealand history that really had a great impact on a lot of Māori." The band ...

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Māori disappointed ancestral land up for tender for oil and gas drilling in Taranaki


Māori disappointed ancestral land up for tender for oil and gas drilling in ... The government aims to reduce New Zealand's emissions to net zero by ...

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Unicef: Maori youth say they're being denied what they need to flourish


UNICEF New Zealand will launch the county's first MÄ ori Child Wellbeing Monitor in Wellington tomorrow, Tuesday 7th May. More than 500 MÄ ori ...

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Māori nurse backs sugary drinks tax, but says solution closer to home


The findings of a report released over the weekend highlighting New Zealand's addiction to sugary drinks has not come as a surprise to some in the ...

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