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Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Montreal loses bid to host World Pride, vows to apply again

Sydney, Australia will host World Pride in 2023, the International Association of LGBTI Pride Organizers announced Sunday. In a statement, Montreal ...


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American anti-LGBTI preacher condemns Kiwis after being denied entry to New Zealand

An American preacher known for his hateful stance against LGBTI people has been refused entry to New Zealand on character grounds.


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LGBTI+ businesses to know about this pride month in SA

While many might be juggling their allegiance between Ocsober and Ocsoze, this also happens to be the official pride month in South Africa.


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Big setback for same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

“LGBTI communities in Hong Kong … cannot acquire the same status and recognition, and access the same rights, as opposite-sex couples due to ...


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The Proper Way to Welcome the People Destroying the World

Australia's first mining millionaires were Melbourne-based. .... from the Mirrar Aboriginal people (the traditional custodians of Australia's northernmost ...


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Behind the kava craze: Fiji's world-famous plant putting people to sleep

In Australia, imports of the substance have been restricted since 2007 because the substance was being abused by indigenous communities after its ...


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Archaeologists look below the ocean surface in Dampier Archipelago for signs of ancient life

Archaeologists in the north-west of Western Australia are conducting a dig ... walked across, [and] lived in by Aboriginal people," Dr Benjamin said.


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Indigenous Australia Holds A Key To A Gentler Future

As we once again vacillate over the vexed question of Indigenous recognition, Australia's multicultural society and house-of-cards economy are ...


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Funding plea to prevent suicide

Senior officers from local and national Aboriginal organisations say Yamaji people from the Murchison and Gascoyne have the nation's highest ...


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Don't silence our Voice, minister: Uluru leaders condemn backward step

We were conscious of ensuring any proposal aligned with Australia's ... lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who want to be active, ...


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Creating a legacy and Aborginal-led solutions for impact

The legacy of the Aboriginal cowboys and cowgirls in remote Australia is strongly linked with the freedom of Aboriginal people and communities to find ...


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I'm often labelled as an 'Aboriginal writer' but I'm more than a category

In being labelled an Aboriginal writer, I feel as if I'm removed from the writing ... In an article about the Australian bird of the year 2017 poll, Karen Wyld ...


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Business schools urged to practice what they preach on sustainability goals

In Australia, the UniSA Business School has participated in a “Reconciliation Action Plan” designed to improve relations with Aboriginal peoples.


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Ngāi Tahu responds to vocational education legislation

“This has resulted in Māori being channelled towards low-skill, low-pay menial jobs that do not ultimately lead to improved whānau wellbeing.


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Top honour for scientist behind breakthroughs in the care of newborns

Harwood is a doctor at a busy general practice and an inspirational leader and teacher in hauora Māori, yet she has still managed to find the time to ...


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Armed police patrols will cause American-style shootings

The group says the plan ignores the fact that violence against police is at a historical low, and that the rates of police violence against Māori have been ...


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South Auckland GP recognised for contribution to Māori health

The award seeks to recognise her leadership and contribution to Māori health, and to win was a “wonderful feeling”, she says. As a young girl she was ...


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Māori topics lead tauira into research

The winner of a major prize for research says universities can do more to increase curricula on Māori topics of interest that Māori undergraduate and ...


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New statistics show Te Reo Maori protects against alcohol harm

Recently the Health Promotion Agency released a report into hazardous drinking in New Zealand. The report shows that MÄ ori who drink alcohol and ...


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Educators gather to grow Māori and Pasifika learner success

More than 70 delegates from across New Zealand attended the nation's first Māori and Pasifika Tertiary Learning Advisors Hui-Fono (conference) at ...


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Top honour for scientist behind breakthroughs in the care of newborns

She said New Zealand had a proud track record of making an important ... An Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, Harding has been awarded the ... of Auckland for her outstanding leadership and contribution to Māori health.


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