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Recap : Māori | NZ

Where are some of Hobart's earliest gravesites and who is buried there?

Where are some of Hobart's earliest gravesites and who is buried there? -  Australia's second oldest city is home to numerous gravesites where church .... "At the end of the Black War when Aboriginal people were exiled to ...

How to be an ethical traveller on Aboriginal land

How to be an ethical traveller on Aboriginal land - We've taken some of the learnings from our successful Canadian program to our Indigenous brothers and sisters in Australia to see how it can benefit ...

The myth of 'the Queensland voter', Australia's trust deficit, and the path to Indigenous recognition

The myth of 'the Queensland voter', Australia's trust deficit, and the path to Indigenous recognition - Today we're bringing you a special discussion about the federal election that took place at the launch of a book of Conversation essays, Advancing ...

It's time to solve it, Australia!

It's time to solve it, Australia ! - From obesity to environmental degradation to Indigenous disadvantage, Australia is grappling with countless seemingly intractable social and ...

Indigenous groups front and centre of million dollar health promise

Indigenous groups front and centre of million dollar health promise - Our communities face a life expectancy gap of 10 years less than non- Indigenous Australians – and this gap is only widening. And the death rate of ...

Climate change costings a cause for concern as Coalition ups its attack on Labor's commitments

Climate change costings a cause for concern as Coalition ups its attack on Labor's commitments - Senator Dodson would be the first Indigenous Australian to hold the portfolio ... "What they want to do is scare Australians and say it is too hard to take ...

Loads of amazing LGBTI people made it on Time's 100 Most Influential People

Loads of amazing LGBTI people made it on Time's 100 Most Influential People -  Some expected (and unexpected) individuals made the list | Pictures: Instagram There's heaps of LGBTI people and allies making the cut of this year's ...

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness - Trans people can no longer serve in the US military, UK parents are protesting LGBTI -inclusive education and Brunei is stoning their gay men to death ...

Statement on transphobic violence in Armenia

Statement on transphobic violence in Armenia - We, members of the LGBTI Intergroup, want to express our deep concern in relation to the wave of hate speech and death threats targeting Lilit ...

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness - Trans people can no longer serve in the US military, UK parents are protesting LGBTI -inclusive education and Brunei is stoning their gay men to death ...

Northland marae bans women from site during building phase

Northland marae bans women from site during building phase - A ban on women at a marae building site could deter young women from working in construction, according to a company which encourages Māori  ...

Maori loanwords in NZ English are less about meaning, more about identity - expert

Maori loanwords in NZ English are less about meaning, more about identity - expert - Ask the average Kiwi on the street about MÄ ori words in New Zealand English, and most will tell you that more and more are being used in everyday ...

Minister goes to the UN to plead indigenous rights

Minister goes to the UN to plead indigenous rights - The Minister for Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta will go to the United ... “I want to promote what Aotearoa New Zealand is doing to address ...

NJ shows will bring people together for New Zealand, cancer patient

NJ shows will bring people together for New Zealand , cancer patient - N.J. shows will bring people together for New Zealand , cancer patient ... “Aroha Nui” in Maori ), which will benefit the survivors and families of victims of ...

Should correct pronunciation of Māori names be compulsory in schools?

Should correct pronunciation of Māori names be compulsory in schools? - need for schools to teach the Māori history of New Zealand have resurfaced ... However, the ongoing issue of some teachers mispronouncing Māori  ...

The first New Testament in te reo Māori

The first New Testament in te reo Māori - In 1844 he published the Dictionary of the New Zealand language and a ... This copy of the Māori New Testament was most likely given to Admiral ...

More than 130000 Australians received alcohol and other drug treatment services

More than 130000 Australians received alcohol and other drug treatment services - One in 166 people in Australia (aged 10 and over) received specialist ... Clients who identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians  ...

The stillness of Australia's massacre sites – in pictures

The stillness of Australia's massacre sites – in pictures - The Killing Times: the massacres of Aboriginal people Australia must confront.

A celebration of Nukunu and Adnyamathanha wood carving

A celebration of Nukunu and Adnyamathanha wood carving - Some of the many frustrations about being an Aboriginal person in contemporary Australia are regularly being confronted with the belief that ...

How strangers stopped more than 100 Aboriginal women from going to jail

How strangers stopped more than 100 Aboriginal women from going to jail - Organisers say an “unjust” law in Western Australia is having a crippling ... “It's actually horrific when the government knows that Aboriginal women ...

11 Awesome Famous Australian Women Who Are No Doubt Inspiring As Hell

11 Awesome Famous Australian Women Who Are No Doubt Inspiring As Hell - should then come as no surprise that Australia has had its fair share of ... She devoted her life to preserving as much of Aboriginal heritage as she ...

Why strangers are paying Australian women's debts

Why strangers are paying Australian women's debts -  A fundraising campaign in Australia has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to stop Aboriginal women from being imprisoned because of unpaid ...

LGBTI group in India launches campaign to promote inclusive voting

LGBTI group in India launches campaign to promote inclusive voting - With the upcoming lower parliament elections gathering steam, Mumbai's LGBTI community is working to spread awareness with a social media ...

Australian PM Scott Morrison defends candidate who called gay marriage 'rubbish'

Australian PM Scott Morrison defends candidate who called gay marriage 'rubbish' -  Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended Liberal candidate Gladys Liu, after a recording revealed her making anti- LGBT comments.

Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report

Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report - The report discusses serious environmental issues in New Zealand , showing for ... A ctually a synthesis of the Māori view of sustainable use of the ...

Billy Vunipola formally warned by England Rugby over support for anti-LGBT Instagram post

Billy Vunipola formally warned by England Rugby over support for anti- LGBT Instagram post - Vunipola liked a post on Australian rugby star Israel Folau's page apparently warning homosexuals they face hell if they do not repent. England Rugby ...

The Best Honeymoon Destinations for Gay Couples

The Best Honeymoon Destinations for Gay Couples - It's a big decision for anyone, but for LGBT couples there are additional factors to consider: How inclusive is the destination? What's its record on LGBT  ...

New Zealand thanks India for support after Christchurch attacks

New Zealand thanks India for support after Christchurch attacks -  New Zealand on Friday thanked India for its support when the country is recovering ... New Zealand High Commissioner to India, Joanna Kempkers, in a ... is the fourth most-commonly spoken (behind English, Maori and Samoan).

The silent ones: a new generation of Māori mimes

The silent ones: a new generation of Māori mimes - It might be news to you that there are Māori getting into the art form. ... getting that real New Zealand sense of humour, that Māori sense of humour ...

Wellington to get two new environmental murals

Wellington to get two new environmental murals - In her submission Isobel said the mural is a mix of traditional Māori and ... Keep New Zealand Beautiful CEO, Heather Saunderson, said: "Numerous ...

The New Zealand secret destination you didn't know you should visit

The New Zealand secret destination you didn't know you should visit - Renowned as New Zealand's “original great ride”, the trail follows the old .... An immersive Maori cultural experience, you'll help regenerate the local ...

19 crore people of Muslim-majority nation votes in its biggest-ever election

19 crore people of Muslim-majority nation votes in its biggest-ever election - More than 190 million Indonesians are set to cast a ballot as polls opened shortly after 7:00 am local time in restive Papua . The vote is slated to end at ...

West Papua to open export route to Pacific countries

West Papua to open export route to Pacific countries -  Papua province plans to open an export route for the 13 million people in 14 Pacific countries for agricultural products such as Wamena coffee, ...

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom - Communities around the world are losing their Indigenous tongues, but a rising number of students are now choosing to study Indigenous Australian  ...

Human health problem in Indigenous communities linked to their dogs

Human health problem in Indigenous communities linked to their dogs - Dr Schultz says while the recent publication of healthy skin guidelines for Indigenous Australians is welcome, further work is needed - particularly to ...

Animal health attracts funding promise

Animal health attracts funding promise - safety and wellbeing for Indigenous Australians through better animal management in remote communities including across the Northern Territory.

Australia's next parliament will be unrepresentative of the population

Australia's next parliament will be unrepresentative of the population - While women make up 50% of Australia's population, only 37% of ... There is also a lack of Indigenous representation in federal parliament, with less ...

Making it matter: Rural people's health at stake

Making it matter: Rural people's health at stake - Improving the health of Indigenous Australians . · Boosting the supply and distribution of allied health care workers in rural, regional and remote areas.

Our Mum Would Still Be Here': Calls To Abolish Law Around Being Drunk In Public

Our Mum Would Still Be Here': Calls To Abolish Law Around Being Drunk In Public - Day, an Aboriginal woman, died in December 2017 after suffering a fall in police custody. She had been on a train to Melbourne when she fell asleep ...

US museum drops event honoring Brazil's homophobic president

US museum drops event honoring Brazil's homophobic president - Though same-sex marriage has been legal in Brazil since 2013, many LGBTI people worry that Bolsonaro might begin rescinding LGBTI rights during ...

India's Supreme Court rejects petition for LGBTI rights

India's Supreme Court rejects petition for LGBTI rights - The plea sought various civil rights for LGBTI people such as marriage, adoption, and surrogacy rights. It also sought the right to serve openly in the ...

A Majority of Healthcare Professionals in New Zealand are Supportive of Alternatives to Cigarettes ...

A Majority of Healthcare Professionals in New Zealand are Supportive of Alternatives to Cigarettes ... - However, almost 600,000 New Zealanders continue to smoke, with particularly high smoking rates among population groups such as Māori and the ...

Christian pundit calls Pete Buttigieg 'biggest threat to religious liberty'

Christian pundit calls Pete Buttigieg 'biggest threat to religious liberty' - The anti- LGBTI pundit, who is also against abortion and national health care, further criticized Buttigieg for supporting the Equality Act, which he calls ...

Is my child being bullied in primary school?

Is my child being bullied in primary school? - If the bullying is because your child is (or perceived as) LGBTI , or because of their ethnicity, disability or membership of the Travelling community, the ...

Māori success to be focus of new polytech model

Māori success to be focus of new polytech model - A polytechnic that supports tertiary reforms says Māori success within industry training organisations can continue under the new proposed model.

Dancing with the Stars NZ: Glen Osborne kicks off season with Māori-inspired 'kapa haka tango'

Dancing with the Stars NZ : Glen Osborne kicks off season with Māori -inspired 'kapa haka tango' - Glen Osborne, the All Black-turned-cop, has kicked off his dance career with a stunning Māori -inspired tango. In the first episode of the new season of ...

Disappointment' at petition to stop transgender teaching in NZ schools

Disappointment' at petition to stop transgender teaching in NZ schools - Disappointment' at petition to stop transgender teaching in NZ schools ... As a spokesperson for Maori Affairs, representing another minority in our ...

Māori-medium resources the way of the future

Māori -medium resources the way of the future - Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Ara Rima are the 2018 Matific competition winners and competed against schools from across New Zealand and ...

Are govt petitions hosting racism?

Are govt petitions hosting racism? - This petition is very divisive," said one non- Māori person on social media. "Without Māori and Māori culture, New Zealand has no heart or soul." ...

Maori Council targeting suicide prevention among Maori men

Maori Council targeting suicide prevention among Maori men - The New Zealand Maori Council in partnership with the National Maori Authority has launched a new resource for targeting suicide prevention and ...

How museums can stay relevant in the 21st Century

How museums can stay relevant in the 21st Century - The lessons of the British Museum's too-slow decolonisation are felt by all cultural institutions particularly as they look at how Australian Indigenous  ...

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom - Communities around the world are losing their Indigenous tongues, but a rising number of students are now choosing to study Indigenous Australian  ...

Ancient Australian indigenous site recreated with VR technology

Ancient Australian indigenous site recreated with VR technology - Researchers from Australia's University of Newcastle have digitally mapped and recreated an ancient Aboriginal site, ...

10 Best Australian Architects

10 Best Australian Architects - While Indigenous architecture goes back millennia, Australia's built environment since the late 18th century has evolved through a series of ...

Constitutional recognition for First Australians

Constitutional recognition for First Australians - Constitutional reform will be an affirmation of Australia's recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander self-determination, and an essential step in ...

Raising money for charity with massive Alice Springs trek

Raising money for charity with massive Alice Springs trek - Ms Goodwin says she's also keen to learn the unique history of Australia's Indigenous people throughout the trek and experience the red outback.

The Brunei Effect in LGBTI Global Advocacy

The Brunei Effect in LGBTI Global Advocacy - When the issue of refugee is explored further, we hear about asylum seekers from the L.G.B.T.I population trapped in refugee camps in Kenya, the ...

Is China's Weibo cracking down on LGBTI content again?

Is China's Weibo cracking down on LGBTI content again? -  China's largest social media, Sina Weibo, removed LGBTI content in the last few days. A page dedicated named 'les' and dedicated to lesbian users ...

Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain's Home Office for leaving them in Turkey

Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain's Home Office for leaving them in Turkey - Fifteen refugees Syrian LGBT are to take legal action against the British Home Office for failing to settle them in Britain despite being accepted onto a ...

Who is Pete Buttigieg?

Who is Pete Buttigieg? - Furthermore, he supports the federal banning of LGBTI discrimination and advocates for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for ...

Slashed tyres, a tarp scrawled with swastikas and racist slogans, and arrows fired at a home: How ...

Slashed tyres, a tarp scrawled with swastikas and racist slogans, and arrows fired at a home: How ... - A dispute over a Maori song has sparked a six-year war between neighbours that saw arrows being shot, paint thrown and tyres slashed.

Drug law change to free up treatment funds

Drug law change to free up treatment funds - The Drug Foundation wants less money spent on drug enforcement and more on prevention and treatment, especially for Māori . The foundation is part ...

The Shift Aotearoa: Collaborative Action For NZ Housing

The Shift Aotearoa: Collaborative Action For NZ Housing -  Māori have a key role to play,” says Challenge Director Māori Dr Jessica Hutchings. “Kāinga Tahi, Kāinga Rua will present research that explores the ...

Nuk Korako makes way for next generation

Nuk Korako makes way for next generation - National's Māori development spokesperson Nuk Korako is to retire from Parliament. He will give his valedictory speech on May 1. He says a highlight ...

Teachers given tips in using more reo in class

Teachers given tips in using more reo in class - Teachers are being encouraged to use more te reo Māori into the curriculum through a new programme launched at parliament this morning. Te Ahu o ...

Te reo Māori to be integral part of all students' education: Government

Te reo Māori to be integral part of all students' education: Government - The roll-out of Te Ahu o te Reo Māori , which will support the workforce to use te reo Māori correctly, was announced by Associate Education Minister ...

Israel Folau says his anti-gay comments were directed by the Bible and said with love

Israel Folau says his anti- gay comments were directed by the Bible and said with love - Folau's $4 million contract with Rugby Australia is set to be terminated after he posted the homophobic material on social media which outraged large ...

Homophobic leaflets distributed at school amid LGBTI-inclusivity lessons row

Homophobic leaflets distributed at school amid LGBTI -inclusivity lessons row - The leaflets said LGBTI -inclusivity lessons promote a 'gay ethos'. One of the homophobic leaflets distributed outside a primary school in Birmingham ...

Trump's ban on trans troops in the US military goes into effect

Trump's ban on trans troops in the US military goes into effect - 'Don't ask, don't tell' was an unofficial rule which banned openly LGBTI people from serving in the US military. However, it allowed gay personnel to ...

Baltimore public school board passes policy to protect trans students

Baltimore public school board passes policy to protect trans students - This decision caused the board room, filled with LGBTI advocates, to burst into a round of applause. The progressive policy goes beyond Maryland ...

Drag queen makes debut in dairy country as regions ride Rainbow Wave

Drag queen makes debut in dairy country as regions ride Rainbow Wave - She recently performed at the first Far South Coast Rainbow Waves Festival, a youth-driven, Mardi Gras-style event used to support LGBTI youth.

Historically black all-male college to accept trans students from 2020

Historically black all-male college to accept trans students from 2020 - While Morehouse is one of the first all-male schools in the US to adopt a trans-inclusionary policy, some current and former LGBTI students have said ...

Folau's media presence should not impact his employer

Folau's media presence should not impact his employer - He has continually demonstrated disregard for the impact of his words on the wellbeing of young LGBTI people, and LGBTI people of faith.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison condems Brunei's anti-gay laws

Prime Minister Scott Morrison condems Brunei's anti-gay laws -  LGBTI human rights advocate Rodney Croome has welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison's strong condemnation of new, repressive laws in Brunei, ...

Recap : Aboriginal Community

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Recap : Māori | NZ

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Recap : Māori | NZ

Suicide rate among Aboriginal Australians a national disgrace and the costs are mounting

Suicide rate among Aboriginal Australians a national disgrace and the costs are mounting - Suicides of Aboriginal Australians as young as 11 are placing enormous financial burden on the indigenous community, according to a ...

Indigenous communities benefit from new native fruit yoghurt range

Indigenous communities benefit from new native fruit yoghurt range - Two South Australian food producers have partnered to create a new yoghurt range incorporating native Australian produce, providing jobs and ...

The 14 Indigenous words for money on our new 50 cent coin

The 14 Indigenous words for money on our new 50 cent coin - The diversity of Indigenous words for money on the new coin is an attempt to reflect the linguistic tapestry of Australia , a nation of over 300 languages ...

Archaeology is unravelling new stories about Indigenous seagoing trade on Australia's doorstep

Archaeology is unravelling new stories about Indigenous seagoing trade on Australia's doorstep - has long been assumed that Indigenous Australia was isolated until Europeans arrived in 1788, except for trade with parts of present day Indonesia ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture comes to life in the classroom

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture comes to life in the classroom - They want Australian children, especially Indigenous children, to know that contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are strong ...