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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. View article...

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. View article...

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

... about the dispossession of Australia's traditional owners upon colonisation and the ongoing impacts of this, central Victorian Aboriginal leaders say. View article...

Queensland Labor's Close The Gap efforts have come under fire

Pearson is one of Queensland's outstanding Aboriginal leaders and he .... There are many youth detention centres in Australia where all the inmates ... View article...

Payday lender accused of exploiting Aboriginal communities

Payday lender accused of exploiting Aboriginal communities ... Local authorities in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands of Western Australia say hundreds of ... View article...

Aboriginal suicide rate deepens as average of three people take their lives a week

Aboriginal suicide rate deepens as average of three people take their lives a ... An average of three Indigenous Australians have taken their own lives ... View article...

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

The photo illustrates a time when Maori soldiers had only recently been taken on to the New Zealand army as part of the Second New Zealand ... View article...

'System change is what's needed' - Labour MP Peeni Henare on mental health funding for Māori

Critics are questioning whether the Government's Budget announcement will do enough to create change for Māori mental health, with suicide rates ... View article...

When Maori soldiers performed the haka for Greece's King George

Incredible images show Maori soldiers performing the haka during a ... New Zealand army as part of the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. View article...

Glow show celebrating Matariki and Māori myth and legend coming to Whanganui

Rich in te reo Māori, it is promoted as an upbeat show that has the ... to ensure the show could be taken to other regions of New Zealand," Burren said. View article...

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These are the most popular tattoo trends of 2019

Tā moko is the permanent marking of the face and body as traditionally practiced by Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Many artists across ... View article...

Your national anthem sucks, get over it

Aboriginal people not standing for the anthem or not singing the anthem has since become a story that ... "If they don't like Australia they should leave! View article...

'Australia needs to appoint a minister for suicide prevention'

For Indigenous Australians like Ms Cox and CJ, and those in Western Australia, the rates are especially high. As of 14 May, 62 Aboriginal people in ... View article...

Trailer for Adam Goodes documentary The Australian Dream released

Written by Walkley award-winning journalist Stan Grant, The Australian .... He was Adam Goodes the angry aboriginal," Grant is heard saying during ... View article...

'Too important to fail': Ken Wyatt warns against rush on Indigenous recognition

Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has warned of a setback to reconciliation that could last decades if the nation rushes towards a referendum ... View article...

2nd wave of survey for EU LGBTI and non-binary/gender non-conforming people launches

2nd wave of survey for EU  LGBTI  and non-binary/gender non-conforming people launches -  The second wave of a survey from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) for  LGBTI  and non-binary and gender nonconforming ...

The cruise ship of the future is here and it's LGBTI friendly

The cruise ship of the future is here and it's  LGBTI  friendly -  Meanwhile, the Celebrity fleet has long been a welcoming environment for  LGBTI  travellers. If you are a first-timer, make sure you check out the ...

There's a groundswell of support for a referendum on an Aboriginal voice to Parliament: Teela Reid

So, two years after about 300 Aboriginal leaders delivered the idea to the Australian people in the form of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, are ... View article...

News from around the Web Six unmissable LGBTI movies to catch at Fragments Festival

News from around the Web Six unmissable  LGBTI  movies to catch at Fragments Festival -  In this first edition of Fragments Festival, almost 80% of filmmakers identify as women, people of colour, disabled and/or  LGBTI , limiting straight white ...

How to come out to your wife as a bisexual man

How to come out to your wife as a bisexual man -  Be more involved in local  LGBTI  work? It's important you take the lead on this. You've had more time to think about the issue and way up the best and ...

NZNO says nursing must be central to Gov plans

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it's heartened by the ... Ms Nuku said NGOs and kaupapa Māori services form a key part of the ... View article...

New Zealand's 1st 'well-being budget' targets mental health

New Zealand's government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting ... View article...

The Māori economy shows the path to prosperity

Wide-ranging social improvement programmes, new co-working spaces ... New Zealand Land Wars, Māori have always been incredibly innovative. View article...

Budget provides Māori and Pacific peoples more scope to lift wellbeing

When Māori and Pacific's peoples set their own wellbeing goals and ... The language also makes a key contribution to New Zealand tourism and ... View article...

Local Focus: Could this be Gisborne's first Māori mayor?

The race is on in Gisborne to replace outgoing mayor Meng Foon. And because the two frontrunners are women, it's likely that Gisborne will get its first ... View article...

$593m funds to support Māori and Pasifika

$593m funds to support Māori and Pasifika ... to see as I say whether or not it actually changes the lives for Māori in New Zealand.". View article...

he fascinating case of Hannah Tamaki vs the Māori Women's Welfare League

Tamaki has, of course, been in the news recently as leader of the new Coalition New Zealand party. We could look back on the saga of her bid for the ... View article...

Govt funds extra staff for Maori land issues

Minister of Maori Development Nanaia Mahuta announced the new ... District Council, New Zealand Transport Agency, the Maori Land Court and Te ... View article...

Sexual health organisations team up to tackle rise in Māori HIV cases – TVNZ

New diagnosis of HIV in New Zealand is declining, but the numbers are increasing for gay Māori men.... Read more via "sexual health" – Google News ... View article...

Robots a winner for Māori company

Māori-owned agritech start-up Robotics Plus won the Most Innovative Hi-Tech Agritech Solution at this year's New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards as well as ... View article...

Miss World NZ contestants encourage more Māori to participate

Miss World NZ was held in Auckland and three of the finalists were Māori. The women say representing wāhine Māori on stage was a major ... View article...

David Campbell, 45, reveals his difficult school years as a self-confessed 'geek'... admitting that he ...

David Campbell, 45, reveals his difficult school years as a self-confessed 'geek'... admitting that he ... -  He went on to applaud the importance of diversity, saying all were welcome including  LGBTI  people, hedge fund managers and people of faith.

LGBTI Muslims to lead Birmingham Pride for the first time ever

LGBTI  Muslims to lead Birmingham Pride for the first time ever -  Birmingham Pride announced earlier this month that Moffat would lead the parade on 25 May. Moffat created the  LGBTI  inclusive relationships schools ...

Groundbreaking report released on Singapore's LBTQ communities

Groundbreaking report released on Singapore's LBTQ communities -  In the past,  LGBTI  activism in Singapore has often been dominated by gay men and the high-profile law criminalizing male homosexual sex, Section ...

30 years of Stonewall: The fight for LGBT rights

30 years of Stonewall: The fight for LGBT rights -  2018 Scottish school curriculum to include  LGBTI  education. 2019 The debate continues into the proposals to reform the gender recognition act, with ...

Taiwan hosts its first ever mass same-sex wedding banquet

Taiwan hosts its first ever mass same-sex wedding banquet -  Taiwan is widely considered to be the most  LGBTI -friendly country in Asia. A record 137,000 people attend Taiwan LGBT Pride in October last year.

Liberals' low-key LGBTI promises could prove challenging for Morrison

Liberals' low-key  LGBTI  promises could prove challenging for Morrison -  Prime Minister Scott Morrison will come under pressure to keep a suite of promises the Liberal Party quietly made to the gay lobby before last week's ...

Tunisia Under Fire for Continued Homophobic and Transphobic Abuse

Tunisia Under Fire for Continued Homophobic and Transphobic Abuse -  The North African country of Tunisia has been accused of continuing to subject its  LGBTI  population to abuse, arrests, and torture, despite promising to ...

Radio host shuts down homophobic caller in the most satisfying way

Radio host shuts down homophobic caller in the most satisfying way -  According to the avid listener, teaching kids about  LGBTI  issues in schools is like teaching them it's OK to beat your wife. But as soon as Nawaz heard ...

Family Matters National Week of Action this week to protect First Nations children

... mainstream Australia was shocked to learn that Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... said the ultimate responsibility rests with the Australian Government. View article...

Finally, relief for survivors of sexual violence - but caution remains

That's a big bump from the $46m given sector-wide in 2016, which had to be spread between children, adults, male survivors, pilots for Kaupapa Māori ... View article...

Labor's Warren Snowdon close to winning Lingiari

One of Australia's longest-serving MPs, the 69-year-old former Rudd .... Ms Price, who has been controversial in her views on Aboriginal Australia's ... View article...

Aboriginal artwork at Joondalup hospital represents newborn

Mrs Darling, who is also a midwife and lactation consultant, said she was inspired when working in the central desert of Australia and the many times ... View article...

'First dictionary' is next step to teaching Barngarla language to Aboriginal community

Reclaiming a lost Indigenous language is no mean feat. ... native to Aboriginal people across South Australia's eastern Eyre Peninsula, is about to be ... View article...

Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map

Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map -  The result is an increasingly unsafe and unsustainable environment for  LGBTI  organisations and human rights defenders in a growing number of ...

Poland sends EU reform letter in heated pre-election climate

Poland sends EU reform letter in heated pre-election climate -  PiS also defended "traditional" values in recent attacks on an activist who had painted the pro- LGBTI rainbow flag round the head of a Polish catholic ...

Israel Folaus case is simple, once you look past the distractions

Israel Folaus case is simple, once you look past the distractions -  Folau, in explicit terms, posted on Instagram that  homosexuality  (a state of ... Rugby  Australia  is a public-facing institution; its players are, as they.

Partnerships to Promote Equality for LGBTI People

Partnerships to Promote Equality for  LGBTI  People -  During the dialogue, the Dominican Government presented its efforts in reducing discrimination against  LGBTI  persons in response to HIV through the ...

Oldest painting of Aotearoa in Te Papa's collection to go on display

Mātauranga Māori curator Dougal Austin's iwi lived in the area and he said he felt a sense of connection with the painting of the area when he saw it ... View article...

Mountains, sea, even gun violence featured in New Zealand quilts at Ailsa Craig annual show

Mountains, sea, even gun violence featured in New Zealand quilts at Ailsa Craig ... It was created by New Zealander Mary Jane Sneyd — long before two ... Zealanders include modern waggas (recycled materials), traditional Maori ... View article...

Where IT's at: Making Hamilton the Silicon Valley of New Zealand

Where IT's at: Making Hamilton the Silicon Valley of New Zealand ... Highlights of the Techweek 2019 Waikato programme include the Māori tech ... View article...

The Haka, New Zealand's fearsome dance of war

The Haka, the Maori war dance, is synonymous with the culture of New Zealand. It is generally the first thing that comes to mind when people think of ... View article...

The taken babies and the Peak standoff: Why it's a 'cultural calamity' for Māori

 A few weeks into another term for Ngati Kahungunu and things have been rocking, rolling, helter skelter. Seven members of one Hawke's ... View article...

Karpik hopes to continue journey of discovery with the Māori ABs

Chiefs flanker Mitchell Karpik, who made his Māori All Black debut last year on the tour of the Americas, is hoping to earn selection again for the two ... View article...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

All of us can play a part in making sure that every Australian – Indigenous and non-Indigenous – has the opportunities and choices they need to lead ... View article...

Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map

Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map -  The result is an increasingly unsafe and unsustainable environment for  LGBTI  organisations and human rights defenders in a growing number of ...

Land and lore are inextricably linked in the Australian Outback, where imagination keeps blurring ...

As per the aboriginal belief system, this was the period of creation, when Australia's rugged interior took shape. Among these spirits were the Rainbow ... View article...

Labor's Hold in Australia's Northern Territory Weakens as Votes Swing Right

Price, who has been rocking the status quo with in her views on Aboriginal Australia's issues with domestic violence and child protection, says she ... View article...

Skinnyfish Music celebrates 20 years of powerful Indigenous voices

Skinnyfish Music celebrates 20 years of powerful Indigenous voices ... A name loved across Australia and around the world is that of Dr Gurrumul ... View article...

Trailblazer Wally 'The Black Flash' McArthur was denied stardom because he was Indigenous

Wally McArthur blazed a trail for others to follow. He should have been one of the biggest names in Australian sporting history. The reason he wasn't is ... View article...

Gather round the stage this winter for indigenous theatre at Kia Mau Festival

"I saw the lack of Māori and Pacific Islanders in Wellington in particular and went 'this is not ... Hone Kouka putting Maori performance in the spotlight View article...

Indigenous MPs split on what federal election 2019 result means for Aboriginal affairs

Ken Wyatt, who has been serving as Minister for Aged Care, and Australia's first Minister for Indigenous Health, has rejected Senator Dodson's claims. View article...

Four ambassadors for tolerance and respect for LGBTI people

Four ambassadors for tolerance and respect for  LGBTI  people -  The embassies of Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom in Spain have recorded a video on respect for  LGBTI  people.

Cuban lawmaker: Activists 'paid' to organize unsanctioned LGBTI march

Cuban lawmaker: Activists 'paid' to organize unsanctioned  LGBTI  march -  A Cuban lawmaker on Saturday suggested independent activists were “paid” to organize an unsanctioned  LGBTI  march that took place in Havana last ...

2019 South Pacific Tourism Exchange hailed a success

We received positive feedback from participants and we are thankful to our co-sponsors, New Zealand Maori Tourism, for collaborating with us to ... View article...

“The Māori Latter-day Saint Historical Narrative: Additions and Amendments”

The Hamilton New Zealand Temple (LDS.org photo) will shortly be joined by ... Latter-day Saint missionaries were seeking to liberate Māori from the ... View article...

'Not one more baby': Māori leaders call for change at Oranga Tamariki

Oranga Tamariki says the physical and emotional wellbeing of children taken into its care would shock and sadden most New Zealanders. Most are ... View article...

Campaigners Warn of Declining LGBTI Rights in Europe

Campaigners Warn of Declining  LGBTI  Rights in Europe -  Some countries are apparently making life harder for the  LGBTI  people as they move backwards in keeping up with the previously proposed rights for ...

With the Code of Conduct matter complete, Folau's employment contract will be terminated," says ...

With the Code of Conduct matter complete, Folau's employment contract will be terminated," says ... -  Israel Folau had not appealed the termination of his contract due to anti- LGBT  social media posts before Monday's deadline, so his sacking will now ...

He's British, middle-aged, and is on a mission to strengthen te reo Māori

He's British, aged 50+, and loves te reo. Having moved to Aotearoa to play rugby, Mark Bradley now has a job at Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori. View article...

Māori fashion designers urged to protect Papatuānuku

Leading Māori designers are out to educate the next generation of ... However, there are no fabric manufacturers in New Zealand that can supply us ... View article...

Ban on prisoners voting 'humiliation' of Māori, Tribunal told

The Waitangi Tribunal has heard the ban on prisoners voting is underpinned by racism and disproportionately impacts on Māori. An urgent inquiry into ... View article...

Alexander Stevens II - How a young Māori boy from Ōtara became a highly qualified Counsellor ...

That passion has lead him to now be recognised as one of the most qualified mental health professionals in Aotearoa New Zealand (as well as ... View article...

Karpik hopes to continue journey of discovery with the Māori ABs

Karpik hopes to continue journey of discovery with the Māori ABs ... Chiefs flanker Mitchell Karpik, who made his Māori All Black debut last year on the ... which saw them drop back to the bottom of the New Zealand conference, the ... View article...

Ban on prisoners voting 'humiliation' of Māori, Tribunal told

Awatea Mita said it was a cruel irony that New Zealand celebrated the suffrage movement when in fact not all women were able to vote. She said after ... View article...

Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament?

Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament? -  whose election campaign has been dogged by revelations regarding previous comments she made about the  LGBTI  community and accusations ...

Italy reaffirms commitment to LGBTI rights

Italy reaffirms commitment to  LGBTI  rights -  Despite the progress made in the last few years,  LGBTI  people continue to suffer acts of discrimination and violence in many parts of the world, and ...

Calvin Klein apologises amid accusations of 'queerbaiting' in new ad

Calvin Klein apologises amid accusations of 'queerbaiting' in new ad -  LGBTI  rights supporters have criticized the clothing retailer for featuring Hadid, who the company says 'identifies as heterosexual', rather than an ...

Pete Buttigieg accuses President Trump of 'paying lip service' to LGBTI rights

Pete Buttigieg accuses President Trump of 'paying lip service' to  LGBTI  rights -  The Democratic presidential hopeful took the opportunity to call out Trump for his administration's poor record on  LGBTI  rights. 'Even though they're ...

LGBTI Leaders From Throughout Americas Convene to Increase Political Inclusion

LGBTI  Leaders From Throughout Americas Convene to Increase Political Inclusion -  Luisa was one of nearly a dozen  LGBTI  elected officials and leaders who told their story in the capitol building – calling for increased political inclusion ...

Hundreds of thousands take part in Belgian Pride Parade

Hundreds of thousands take part in Belgian Pride Parade -  in the 24th edition of the Belgian Pride Parade. People travelled across Europe to take part in the event to promote equality in the  LGBTI  community.

These are the worst LGBTI and feminist fails of Game of Thrones

These are the worst  LGBTI  and feminist fails of Game of Thrones -  The final episode of Game of Thrones is approaching fast and will be the culmination of what many, even among staunch fans, have described as its ...

Luxembourg third in Europe for LGBT+ rights

Luxembourg third in Europe for LGBT+ rights -  Rankings are based on the impact of each country's laws and policies on the lives of  LGBTI  people. ILGA-Europe used these measures for the first ...

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