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Friday, 14 June 2019

Store owner who ran controversial repayment system for Aboriginal locals has conviction thrown out



The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) had asked the ... 'Book-up' is an informal type of credit used in many remote Aboriginal ...

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'Opportunistic parasites': Furore over company's claims on Aboriginal flag


An angry battle has erupted over the use of the Aboriginal flag which has indigenous groups in Australia up in arms. A non-Indigenous company holds ...

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Inaugural medal presented to eight Aboriginal officers


Eight WA Police members in the Mid West and Gascoyne have been presented with inaugural Aboriginal Service Medals. Commissioner Chris ...

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First Nations language boost in the Year of Indigenous Languages


Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies CEO, Craig Ritchie said accurately identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

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'An extremely proud Indigenous woman': Barty follows in the footsteps of Goolagong Cawley


"For all the challenges that confront Indigenous Australians, our Indigenous athletes provide strong role models for our youth, strengthening identity ...

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Alice Springs lands first indigenous-owned earth ground station


Australia's first earth ground station that is indigenous-built and owned will be located in Alice Springs in a bid to give indigenous Australians a stake ...

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Indigenous activist calls for Sound protection


An indigenous activist who helped challenge the controversial Roe 8 project has said the possible development of an outer harbour in Cockburn ...

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Indigenous Australians to lead Alice Springs ground station


According to material released by the Indigenous Business Association, the investment is aligned with priorities for the Australian Space Agency, and ...

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An opportunity to lift the wellbeing of all New Zealanders


'It's crucial to gather New Zealand evidence to determine what services and supports are relevant and work for New Zealanders, especially Māori.

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Touring Hawaiian choir enthralled by talk on traditional Māori instruments



A group of Hawaiian singers touring the country made a whistlestop trip to Palmerston North to discover more about traditional Māori instruments.

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Food with a taste of te reo Maori


Te Hikoi operations manager Karyn Owen said Maori language was ... ''It is not very common for visitors to New Zealand to have an experience with te ...

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Meet the new generation of musician comedians - The Māori Sidesteps


Now, a new generation of Māori musicians-slash-entertainers are stepping up. Seven Sharp's Tamati Rimene-Sproat meets one such group - the ...

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Now Pakeha media have highlighted the horror of Oranga Tamariki's theft of Māori children – will ...


Unfortunately it gains little or no attention because the majority of kids taken are Māori and with no Māori Party to champion this, the issue stays under ...

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Anne Frank's diary translated into Maori


The new translation, titled Te Rātaka a Tētahi Kōhine, was launched on Wednesday evening in Wellington by Dutch Ambassador to New Zealand ...

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Money talks when addressing Māori mental wellbeing


Based on a budget analysis the Māori Party in Auckland are looking for what's for Māori when it comes to targeted funds for Māori mental health.

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Māori Party in Auckland supports Air NZ decision on tamoko


"The Māori Party in Auckland also see this as beneficial for Air New Zealand to recognise that as an entity representing New Zealand, it is important ...

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