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Just terrible': Locals mourn Wellington's Tapu Te Ranga Marae

"I live in Wadestown, even from way over there I could smell the smoke and it was quite strong," says Maori warden Joe McLeod. At its peak, nineteen ... View article...

New Zealand leads the way by focusing on quality of life

On May 30, the New Zealand government delivered what is surely the ... increase incomes, skills and opportunities for Maori and Pacific Islanders; ... View article...

Pau sign replacement for disgraced All Black Carl Hayman

Tito, the former New Zealand Maori and Hurricanes player, has been an assistant coach at Pau but has now been given the chance to step up into one ... View article...

FW: Hugh Jackman, Kevin Rudd and Ita Buttrose recognised in Queen's Birthday honours

    Feed: Stigmabase2 Posted on: 10 June, 2019 3:04 Author: Stigmabase2 Subject: Hugh Jackman, Kevin Rudd and Ita Buttrose recognised in Queen's Birthday honours   It recognises his eminent service to the Australia Parliament, Indigenous reconciliation, economic initiatives, policy reform and his roles as senior ... View article...

A non-aboriginal business has licensed the copyright on Australia's aboriginal flag, and are making ...

In 1971, the Australian indigenous artist Harold Thomas created the iconic Australian Aboriginal Flag which has since been named one of the "official ... View article...

Puhi Kaiti heart health warrior to speak at Third Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference

A Gisborne doctor, who in 2015 declared war on pre-diabetes, diabetes and ischaemic heart disease which are killing Maori at a young age, is a key ... View article...

Indigenous leaders hopeful bipartisan breakthrough is brewing

"There's a constant noise out there that everyone is a racist in Australia [but] at some point you have to wake up in the morning and be happy." This is ... View article...

AFL apologises to indigenous player Goodes, four years later

The Australian Football League and its 18 teams belatedly apologised Friday to indigenous former star player Adam Goodes for failing to deal with ... View article...

Bishops get insights into Indigenous health program

Members of the Bishops Commission for Relations with Aboriginal and ... told Australia's first peoples that: 'You are part of Australia and Australia is ... View article...

Indigenous elder Patricia O'Connor honoured with Queensland Day award

However, her community work extended a lot further and she was also involved in the unveiling of Australia's first memorial to Aboriginal and Torres ... View article...

That's professor to you: the Indigenous Perth women who defied the odds

They were from the same community, an area with a high Aboriginal ... for Aboriginal medical and dental health at the University of Western Australia. View article...

Aboriginal Medal honour an inspirational moment

An Albany police officer has been recognised among the first recipients of the inaugural Aboriginal Service Medal at Government House last week. View article...

Wellbeing Budget 2019 cautiously welcomed by psychiatrists

'So with recent reports demonstrating the value in providing wrap-around services to Māori, we are particularly pleased to see Whānau Ora receive ... View article...

The Incubator hosting Matariki exhibitions

The team at the creative hub are continuing their commitment to the recognition of Matariki as a time that not only showcases Maori New Year and ... View article...

Queen's Birthday Honours recognise wāhine toa

The Queen's Birthday Honours list recognises a number of wāhine Māori who have made significant contributions to addressing family wellbeing and ... View article...

Books for young readers reflect diverse New Zealand

New Zealand's increasingly diverse society is well reflected in books for our .... Te Kura Pounamu Award for books written completely in te reo Māori. View article...

Award-winning young Māori farmer Kristy Roa

The winner of the 2019 Ahuwhenua Young Maori Farmer Award is 20 ... provides stainless steel site installation to the dairy sector in New Zealand ... View article...

Maori Council calls on the DHB model to be abolished

Maori Council calls on the DHB model to be abolished – landmark survey finds District Health Board model fails to meet the needs of Maori – health ... View article...

'They have really been overshadowed' - New book recognises untold Māori contribution in WWI

As Europe marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, a Kiwi author and historian has released a book detailing Māori contributions at war ... View article...

Kaupapa Māori test best way to measure Oranga Tamariki response

Māori lawyers and researchers are calling on the government to adopt ... They say the default in Aotearoa New Zealand is to use Western and ... View article...

History repeating

  That was another connection I had to Australia. ... The excitement of seeing the desert people for the first time, or (Aboriginal people) from the islands, ... View article...

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Hidden women of history: Isabel Flick, the tenacious campaigner who fought segregation in Australia

Like many other Aboriginal kids in 1938, Isabel Flick was denied an ... Despite the formidable racism of rural Australia, Isabel, a Gamilaraay and ... View article...

Dingo Attacks Force Policy Review in Australia

The scrutiny of dingo policies on Fraser Island is also putting renewed focus on the role a country's indigenous community can play in protecting wild ... View article...

Pat Dodson urges Coalition to 'deal with' Indigenous voice to parliament and referendum

"Our government's priorities for Indigenous Australians are to see our children attend school and achieve the best education possible, to ensure our ... View article...

Striking life-sized Indigenous sculptures on show for the first time at National Museum

Senior Indigenous curator and head of the National Museum of Australia's Centre of Indigenous Knowledges, Margo Neale, said the figures would ... View article...

'The song sucks': Indigenous rapper explains why nine State of Origin stars refused to sing ...

An Indigenous rapper has explained why Advance Australia Fair is offensive to Indigenous people in response to the boycott of the anthem by a string ... View article...

Scape saves spots for indigenous scholars

As part of the offering, Scape Australia executive chairman Craig Carracher and chief executive Stephen Gaitanos will acknowledge the history of the ... View article...

For Every Four People Murdered in Brazil, Three Were Black

For Every Four People Murdered in Brazil, Three Were Black -  Statistical Blackout Regarding  LGBTI  ... genuine statistical blackout in Brazil regarding violence against the  LGBTI  population,” said Daniel Cerqueira.

Out and proud! The Voice singer Amanuael Visser, 17, reveals he is gay to his fans on Instagram

Out and proud! The Voice singer Amanuael Visser, 17, reveals he is  gay  to his fans on Instagram -  The Voice contestant Amanuael Visser has bravely come out as  gay . ... resembled how he wore his mane during his  Australian  Idol appearance in ...

Australia should give victims a voice in tackling environmental crimes

Both Williams and Clarence Valley Council involved offending against Aboriginal cultural heritage, in breach of New South Wales's National Parks ... View article...

Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia

Folau launches legal action against Rugby  Australia -  Israel Folau was sacked by Rugby  Australia  last month for a post on social media that said hell awaited  gay people. 

Have We Met Before? reflects on how looking for gay sex has changed

Have We Met Before? reflects on how looking for gay sex has changed -  The HIV fear was reducing with the success of the cocktail treatment and awareness of PEP and there were more social acceptance for  LGBTI  people ...

NZ First taking close look at Māori broadcast pūtea

He's concerned at statements from Te Mangai Pāho chief executive Larry Parr that his organisation was now a reo Māori funding agency rather than a ... View article...

Awards to support better medicine access for Māori

PHARMAC-Te Pātaka Whaioranga and New Zealand Nurses Organisation ... Both PHARMAC and Te Rūnanga want to advance the Māori nursing ... View article...

'They have really been overshadowed' - New book recognises untold Māori contribution in WWI

Monty Soutar told TVNZ1's Breakfast today all New Zealanders could learn something from his new book, Whitiki Whiti Whiti E - Māori in the First ... View article...

Maori Council calls on the DHB model to be abolished

The New Zealand Maori Council will appear before the "Simpson Review" in Auckland today – the Health and Disability Services Review is looking at ... View article...

Māori find voice in local government awards

A bilingual, multimedia resource developed with local iwi telling a story of the Gisborne region, a Hamilton City Council's Māngai Māori project to give ... View article...

Kaupapa Māori test best way to measure Oranga Tamariki response

Māori lawyers and researchers are calling on the government to adopt long-standing kaupapa Māori models when they develop new evaluation ... View article...

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, ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

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 ... View article...

Indigenous anger at losing service that protected kids

The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships has had a contract with the university to deliver the service, but this will end on ... View article...

Coles Indigenous employment target defended

"Australia is a country with many minorities and they should be celebrated." ... Ms Nicholson said Coles didn't discriminate "in favour" of Indigenous ... View article...

Linda Burney vows to meet families in bid to tackle Indigenous suicide crisis

Labor's spokeswoman for Indigenous Australians wants to learn more about the factors that may have led to some people taking their own lives in ... View article...

Action needed on indigenous deaths: Burney

The families of indigenous Australians who have taken their own lives must be included in efforts to prevent further deaths, federal Labor's first ... View article...

Mobile finance program to reunite Indigenous owners with lost super

A finance program will tour through the Northern Territory and Western Australia to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders reunite with ... View article...

Indigenous Australians and fast trains: new agency details

Ken Wyatt, the recently named minister for Indigenous Australians and the country's first Aboriginal cabinet minister, will be in charge of the executive ... View article...

Folau planned to take down anti-LGBTI post until dad intervened, report says

Folau planned to take down anti- LGBTI  post until dad intervened, report says -  Israel Folau had planned to take down his anti- LGBTI  social media post and reach a peace deal with Rugby Australia until his dad dissuaded him from ...

Inside the fight for LGBTQ+ rights around the world

Inside the fight for LGBTQ+ rights around the world -  On 28 June 1969, rioting broke out on the streets of Manhattan after police raided yet another  gay  bar, the Stonewall Inn. Considered a watershed ...

Australian Diver Matthew Mitcham Is Engaged

Australian  Diver Matthew Mitcham Is Engaged -  Australian  diver Matthew Mitcham announced over the weekend that he's engaged. “He got down on both knees, I said yes, and now we're engaged,” ...

Straight to the top – the faces behind Australia's uprising of LGBT wrestlers

Straight to the top – the faces behind  Australia's  uprising of  LGBT  wrestlers -  Michael Di Iorio talks with Nikki Van Blair, Jason Dewhurst and Silvio Milano, the faces behind  Australia's uprising of  LGBT  wrestlers. Usually when ...

Delivering Homes and Kāinga For All New Zealanders

    "Kāinga Tahi, Kāinga Rua's researchers have discovered that if home ownership continues to decline at the rate it has been falling since 1991, Māori ... View article...

New judge's goal: Fewer Māori through courts and in prison

Judge King says many people will need to work for change if her goal of fewer Māori going through the justice system is to be realised.  View article...

Australia printed the world's first Scriptures – in Maori and Tahitian

Australia made a unique contribution to international religious printing with the first Christian Scriptures printed here, which were in Tahitian and Maori ... View article...

Strong week for Aotearoa Māori netballers at international schoolgirls' challenge

The Aotearoa Māori secondary schools netball team has dominated the international secondary schoolgirls' challenge in Palmerston North ... View article...

Sydney Kershaw awarded QSM for service to Māori performing arts

Mr Kershaw was a tutor with the Patea Māori Club when Poi E was ... groups around New Zealand with the aim of keeping Māori traditions alive. View article...

Top Māori chefs to showcase quality cuisine in Youthline fundraiser

A feast laid on by some of the country's top Māori chefs will feed the body, ... NZ's best chefs and restaurants revealed at Cuisine Good Food Awards View article...

Adopting an Indigenous totem could be a simple way to care for country

    Stephen Hopper, a biodiversity professor and author at the University of Western Australia, has spent years learning from Aboriginal elders and ... View article...

Indigenous sisters who are doing it for themselves

They're ringing bells to champion female Indigenous role models on ... non-Indigenous people have to treat the problems of Indigenous Australia as if ... View article...

The Indigenous voices we don't hear have something important to say

Aboriginal people can laugh; there are few things more joyous for me than ... Even that title, Minister for Indigenous Australians seems faintly absurd ... View article...

Renal services boost sees Indigenous patients stay closer to family, but more dialysis needed

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are almost four times more ... from chronic kidney disease, according to Kidney Health Australia (KHA). View article...

Indigenous player boycotting the national anthem isn't a first as players get Hollywood support

The Indigenous Vs Maori All Stars game divided the nation over the ... "It just brings back so many memories of what's happened (in Australia's past). View article...

PM Scott Morrison should resist the temptation to make a grand gesture on indigenous politics

Contrast this to the spirit of the 1967 referendum, which saw Australians ... The annual furore of activists who each year push to reschedule Australia ... View article...

FW: Silva service: Indigenous sisters who are doing it for themselves

Silva service: Indigenous sisters who are doing it for themselves ... believes non-Indigenous people have to treat the problems of Indigenous Australia ... View article...

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

Meaningful reconciliation cannot occur without truth-telling about the dispossession of Australia's traditional owners upon colonisation and the ... View article...

Bold ideas to transform New Zealand

Shay Wright runs a Māori social enterprise that provides education and training for Māori community leaders to help them rebuild their own economies ... View article...

Warriors' spiritual leader says Maori culture is important to the club

But Rarere-Wilton's role at the Warriors ensures the New Zealand club ... Rarere-Wilton, 47, trains in mau taiaha and Maori weaponry in Auckland. View article...

New Zealand unveils new 'wellbeing budget' with focus on mental health over economic growth

New Zealand has unveiled its new financial budget which places a heavy emphasis on the "wellbeing" of citizens, over economic growth or other ... View article...

Nuggets from New Zealand

Aotearoa (Maori for New Zealand) may not have the Eiffel Tower or Disneyland but it gives you a chance to view life in its purest form — to slow down ... View article...

The New Zealanders adding a spark to Harry Potter

Now, two Kiwis, both theatre veterans, are part of the wizarding world – and the franchise has its first Māori Dumbledore. Gareth Reeves and George ... View article...

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

Incredible photos have captured the extraordinary moment Maori soldiers performed a haka in North Africa during World War II. The images show ... View article...

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...