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Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Adopting an Indigenous totem could be a simple way to care for country

  

Stephen Hopper, a biodiversity professor and author at the University of Western Australia, has spent years learning from Aboriginal elders and ...

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Indigenous sisters who are doing it for themselves


They're ringing bells to champion female Indigenous role models on ... non-Indigenous people have to treat the problems of Indigenous Australia as if ...

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The Indigenous voices we don't hear have something important to say


Aboriginal people can laugh; there are few things more joyous for me than ... Even that title, Minister for Indigenous Australians seems faintly absurd ...

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Renal services boost sees Indigenous patients stay closer to family, but more dialysis needed


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are almost four times more ... from chronic kidney disease, according to Kidney Health Australia (KHA).

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Indigenous player boycotting the national anthem isn't a first as players get Hollywood support


The Indigenous Vs Maori All Stars game divided the nation over the ... "It just brings back so many memories of what's happened (in Australia's past).

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PM Scott Morrison should resist the temptation to make a grand gesture on indigenous politics


Contrast this to the spirit of the 1967 referendum, which saw Australians ... The annual furore of activists who each year push to reschedule Australia ...

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FW: Silva service: Indigenous sisters who are doing it for themselves


Silva service: Indigenous sisters who are doing it for themselves ... believes non-Indigenous people have to treat the problems of Indigenous Australia ...

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Truth-telling essential to reconciliation: central Victorian Aboriginal leaders reflect


Meaningful reconciliation cannot occur without truth-telling about the dispossession of Australia's traditional owners upon colonisation and the ...

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Bold ideas to transform New Zealand



Shay Wright runs a Māori social enterprise that provides education and training for Māori community leaders to help them rebuild their own economies ...

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Warriors' spiritual leader says Maori culture is important to the club


But Rarere-Wilton's role at the Warriors ensures the New Zealand club ... Rarere-Wilton, 47, trains in mau taiaha and Maori weaponry in Auckland.

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New Zealand unveils new 'wellbeing budget' with focus on mental health over economic growth


New Zealand has unveiled its new financial budget which places a heavy emphasis on the "wellbeing" of citizens, over economic growth or other ...

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Nuggets from New Zealand


Aotearoa (Maori for New Zealand) may not have the Eiffel Tower or Disneyland but it gives you a chance to view life in its purest form — to slow down ...

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The New Zealanders adding a spark to Harry Potter


Now, two Kiwis, both theatre veterans, are part of the wizarding world – and the franchise has its first Māori Dumbledore. Gareth Reeves and George ...

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Proud Maori soldiers who joined the army to fight for New Zealand at a time they were considered ...


Incredible photos have captured the extraordinary moment Maori soldiers performed a haka in North Africa during World War II. The images show ...

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South Taranaki woman's lifetime of service to family and Māori community recognised


Mahuri Tipene lives by the Māori proverb He aha te mea nui o te ao? ... children and grandchildren have represented their region and New Zealand.

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Parihaka to celebrate Māori New Year


The Parihaka Puanga Kai Rau Festival will take place at Taranaki's iconic home of peace this weekend to celebrate the Māori New Year.

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