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Thursday, 16 May 2019

Opportunities for Indigenous Australians in aid: what is needed?

Opportunities for Indigenous Australians in aid: what is needed?
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has set itself an ambitious agenda to increase the engagement of Indigenous Australians in the ...

Indigenous Aussies take govt to United Nations over climate change

Indigenous Aussies take govt to United Nations over climate change
In a complaint filed with the United Nations (UN) on Monday, an indigenous group accused the Aussie government of violating their human rights by ...

YMCA Anglesea skate program helps reconnect indigenous youth with country and culture

YMCA Anglesea skate program helps reconnect indigenous youth with country and culture
Brodie is Australia's best known and highest ranking Indigenous skateboarder. As well as showing off his skills, he taught a grip tape and board ...

Boom or bust: the issues that matter in Australia's largest electorate

Boom or bust: the issues that matter in Australia's largest electorate
But the end of WA's mining boom, pressures on farmers and a lack of progress in closing the gap with Indigenous Australians means that many in the ...

Environmental as anything

Environmental as anything
Apparently there's some sort of election happening in Australia soon. Danielle Wood is one of Australia'sbest economists and her summation of the ...

Senator Dodson on the burning issues of social equity, justice and respect

Senator Dodson on the burning issues of social equity, justice and respect
With his akubra braided with the colours of the Aboriginal flag, Western Australian Senator Pat Dodson is arguably the most recognised Indigenous ...

LBQT Groups Begin Talks On Protecting The Rights Of LBQT Persons

LBQT Groups Begin Talks On Protecting The Rights Of LBQT Persons
a significant number of Ghanaians (87%) are against allowing LGBTI persons holding public meetings to discuss LGBTI issues. Ninety-one per cent of ...

Aged care services taking action for LGBTI seniors

Aged care services taking action for LGBTI seniors
The Just Better Care team are educating themselves about issues affecting the LGBTI community, which will help improve aged care services for ...

Less stigma around LGBTI community in India, say Tinder users

Less stigma around LGBTI community in India, say Tinder users
Seventy percent of LGBTI Indians surveyed by dating app Tinder believe there is less stigma around the community than there was five years ago.

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
However, discriminatory laws, policies and practices against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people are still in place around ...

More Police deployed to regions


Thirteen per cent of the new officers are Maori, 12 per cent are Pasifika and ... "Our objective is to make New Zealand the safest country in the world.

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I loved cannabis at first sight, but it didn't love my back


A 2012 report by the Human Rights Commission pointed out that Māori are three times as likely to be arrested than non-Māori for cannabis-related ...

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Captain Cook Semiquincentennial Celebrations upset Maori


Indigenous rights advocate Tina Ngata said that his landing was not a cause for celebration. "Māori are still very mamae and we are still labouring ...

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FW: Power shift needed to protect tamariki


Māori providers in Tāmaki Makaurau want Oranga Tamariki to give up some of the power it holds over Māori children and whānau. The providers ...

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Rotorua tourism director Tak Mutu wins prestigious Māori business award


Rotorua tourism director Tak Mutu wins prestigious Māori business award ... in adventure tourism guiding rafts and sledges on New Zealand rivers.

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'NZ's first pro wheelchair bodybuilder': Kiwi athlete Ephraim Gudgeon's inspiring journey



Help this young Maori boy achieve my goal of becoming the first pro ... Two years on and Gudgeon has his sights set on becoming New Zealand's first ...

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