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Thursday, 6 June 2019

Ex-Indigenous chair urges inclusion of Aboriginal language in anthem



God Defend New Zealand is voiced in both Maori and English dialect. Loading. "Having the anthem sung in English and traditional language is, to me, ...

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How an Indigenous Youth Council is connecting young people with culture


As young Indigenous Australians living in Karratha, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, it's something Daniel Farmer and Adrianna Irvine are all ...

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Budget lessons in the politics of Indigenous self-determination



Support for Māori communities was a funding priority in New Zealand's well-being budget. In a Facebook post, Labour MP Meka Whaitiri celebrated ...

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Indigenous players to make quiet protest at State of Origin

 The teams selected for Australia's annual State of Origin series offer a snapshot of a modern nation's ...

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Our national anthem is non-inclusive: Indigenous Australians shouldn't have to sing it



Before a rugby league match between the Indigenous All Stars and the Māori All Stars in February, a number of Australian players chose to remain ...

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How we tracked down the only known sculpture of a WWI Indigenous soldier


Germany, 1918. Wünsdorf prisoner-of-war camp, not far from Berlin. An Australian Indigenous POW, Douglas Grant, sits as a model for a portrait bust ...

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Straight? Gay? Lesbian? Tinder now lets you add your sexual orientation

Straight? Gay? Lesbian? Tinder now lets you add your sexual orientation
Straight, Gay, Lesbian, Queer, Asexual, Bisexual or Demisexual, you will ... month in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, India, Australia and New Zealand.

Villagers 'humiliated' by India's first openly LGBTI athlete

Villagers 'humiliated' by India's first openly LGBTI athlete
Dutee Chand made international headlines in May when she revealed her female partner was her soulmate, making her the first openly LGBTI athlete ...

Coalition to rule out conservative demands for 'religious freedom' law

Coalition to rule out conservative demands for 'religious freedom' law
as a bill to provide “equal status” to freedom of religion alongside the right to non-discrimination, which will likely be controversial to LGBTI groups.

Matthew Mitcham just got engaged to his boyfriend Luke Rutherford

Matthew Mitcham just got engaged to his boyfriend Luke Rutherford
Matthew Mitcham — the 31-year-old, gay Australian Olympic diver — announced his engagement to his 30-year-old boyfriend Luke Rutherford via ...

Māori providers keen to share total wellbeing budget


Maria Baker, the chief executive of Māori workforce development organisation Te Rau Matatini, says she was impressed by the way the Government is ...

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Māori broadcasting sector Wānanga well-received


Over 75 Māori content producers and broadcasters across music, radio, television and digital media attended the Television and Digital Media Sector ...

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NZ First taking close look at Māori broadcast pūtea


NZ First taking close look at Māori broadcast pūtea ... The New Zealand First caucus is set for a briefing on how money set aside for Māori ...

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Kaupapa-Māori approach urged for Māori kids in state care


A recent paper from the Māori research institute Ngā Pae o te Māramataka suggests there's still an opportunity to significantly reduce that number, with ...

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Māori contribution to First World War revealed in new book



E!: Maori in the First World War outlines pre-war New Zealand and then follows the soldiers overseas giving us insight into training, trench warfare and ...

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Air NZ keen to boost Māori staff ranking


Air NZ keen to boost Māori staff ranking ... Air New Zealand has set a target of having 20 percent of Māori and Pasifika employees in leadership roles ...

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