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Friday, 31 May 2019

These are the most popular tattoo trends of 2019


Tā moko is the permanent marking of the face and body as traditionally practiced by Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Many artists across ...

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Your national anthem sucks, get over it


Aboriginal people not standing for the anthem or not singing the anthem has since become a story that ... "If they don't like Australia they should leave!

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'Australia needs to appoint a minister for suicide prevention'


For Indigenous Australians like Ms Cox and CJ, and those in Western Australia, the rates are especially high. As of 14 May, 62 Aboriginal people in ...

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Trailer for Adam Goodes documentary The Australian Dream released


Written by Walkley award-winning journalist Stan Grant, The Australian .... He was Adam Goodes the angry aboriginal," Grant is heard saying during ...

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'Too important to fail': Ken Wyatt warns against rush on Indigenous recognition


Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has warned of a setback to reconciliation that could last decades if the nation rushes towards a referendum ...

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2nd wave of survey for EU LGBTI and non-binary/gender non-conforming people launches

2nd wave of survey for EU LGBTI and non-binary/gender non-conforming people launches
The second wave of a survey from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) for LGBTI and non-binary and gender nonconforming ...

The cruise ship of the future is here and it's LGBTI friendly

The cruise ship of the future is here and it's LGBTI friendly
Meanwhile, the Celebrity fleet has long been a welcoming environment for LGBTI travellers. If you are a first-timer, make sure you check out the ...

There's a groundswell of support for a referendum on an Aboriginal voice to Parliament: Teela Reid


So, two years after about 300 Aboriginal leaders delivered the idea to the Australian people in the form of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, are ...

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News from around the Web Six unmissable LGBTI movies to catch at Fragments Festival

News from around the Web Six unmissable LGBTI movies to catch at Fragments Festival
In this first edition of Fragments Festival, almost 80% of filmmakers identify as women, people of colour, disabled and/or LGBTI, limiting straight white ...

How to come out to your wife as a bisexual man

How to come out to your wife as a bisexual man
Be more involved in local LGBTI work? It's important you take the lead on this. You've had more time to think about the issue and way up the best and ...

NZNO says nursing must be central to Gov plans


The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it's heartened by the ... Ms Nuku said NGOs and kaupapa Māori services form a key part of the ...

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New Zealand's 1st 'well-being budget' targets mental health


New Zealand's government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting ...

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The Māori economy shows the path to prosperity


Wide-ranging social improvement programmes, new co-working spaces ... New Zealand Land Wars, Māori have always been incredibly innovative.

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Budget provides Māori and Pacific peoples more scope to lift wellbeing


When Māori and Pacific's peoples set their own wellbeing goals and ... The language also makes a key contribution to New Zealand tourism and ...

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Local Focus: Could this be Gisborne's first Māori mayor?


The race is on in Gisborne to replace outgoing mayor Meng Foon. And because the two frontrunners are women, it's likely that Gisborne will get its first ...

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$593m funds to support Māori and Pasifika

$593m funds to support Māori and Pasifika ... to see as I say whether or not it actually changes the lives for Māori in New Zealand.".

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