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Online advice a help for chronic pain

His research also highlighted the need for high quality New Zealand online resources, including to provide support for Maori and Pasifika people, given most online pain management resources were based on overseas experience. View article...

Early days for turning massive mental health investment into reality

Massive new investment in Budget 2019 – $1.9 billion over five years – requires ... health organisation Platform Trust in today's New Zealand Doctor print edition. ... The service will involve primary care, kaupapa Māori, Pacific health ... View article...

Tourism taniwha offers advice and pūtea

New Zealand Māori Tourism is encouraging businesses or whānau with an idea for a new tourism product to enter the Māori tourism Dragon's Den. View article...

Predator-free by 2050? High-tech hopes for New Zealand's big conservation dream

Six hundred years earlier, when the Māori settled these islands, that "wild music" would have been even more impressive. The isolated islands in the ... View article...

The rate of Māori incarceration is a crisis. We must start asking the right questions

I'm not a sociologist, but neither is Chester Borrows, so I feel equally qualified as the former Minister of Courts to opine on the crisis of Māori ... View article...

The Children's Minister will meet with Maori leaders tomorrow, regarding recent news coverage on ...

A Newsroom investigation sparked debate about Oranga Tamariki's attempt to take a newborn baby from its Maori mother while they were still in ... View article...

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Recap : Aboriginal Community

Recap : Māori | NZ

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Recap : Māori | NZ

Are today's activists lacking what the Stonewall rioters had?

Are today's activists lacking what the Stonewall rioters had? -  The real significance of the Stonewall riots by  LGBTI  people in New York in June 1969 was not the riots themselves – though fighting back against ...

70% of UK residents support marriage equality in Northern Ireland

70% of UK residents support marriage equality in Northern Ireland -  LGBTI  rights activists have been working for years to extend marriage equality legalization to Northern Ireland. It remains the only part of the UK or the ...

Edinburgh celebrates its Humans of Pride in new photo portrait series

Edinburgh celebrates its Humans of Pride in new photo portrait series -  Humans of Pride Edinburgh is a photographic project putting a spotlight on the everyday lives of the  LGBTI  community. Think Humans of New York ...

All hands on deck as superyachts cruise in

All hands on deck as superyachts cruise in -  Gay's  family company has been developing the GCCM on the Coomera ...  Gay  sees superyachts as a growing component of  Australian  tourism, and ...

New research backs Australian regulatory decision on poppers

New research backs  Australian  regulatory decision on poppers -  What we see with this research is that poppers are a very commonly used drug in the  LGBT  community, both recently and over their lifetime," Dr ...

Drumheller Area Resident Helping to Grow Family in Australia

Drumheller Area Resident Helping to Grow Family  in Australia -  Faye has been selected by a  gay  couple from  Australia . It looks as if Faye will be involved with the children going forward. "The intended fathers ...

Another study shows homophobic language isn't linked to rejection of gay athletes

Another study shows homophobic language isn't linked to rejection of  gay  athletes -  The study focused on 146 semi-professional ice hockey players  in Australia . The sample group included a good mix of players from North America, ...

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby  Australia -  Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby  Australia  following a ... his contract last month for an Instagram post that said "hell awaits"  gay  people.

Teaching history or indoctrination?

Māori make up 51 per cent of the prison population and the long lasting effects of colonisation are a factor, the experts said. Yet many New Zealanders ... View article...

Aust first peoples migration was planned

The ancestors of Aboriginal people in Australia arrived in several large and deliberate migrations by island-hopping to reach West Papua more than ... View article...

First inhabitants of Australia arrived in large groups 50000 years ago

The Aboriginal people in Australia have inhabited the continent for over 50,000 years, which is quite a lot when you remember that the United States ... View article...

HealthWISE to host Dementia and Our Mob talk about dementia for Aboriginal people in Moree

With Indigenous Australians up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than non-Indigenous people, HealthWISE Moree have set out ... View article...

Port Adelaide says it is determined to push ahead with plans for Aboriginal centre of excellence ...

Plans for the club's Aboriginal centre of excellence have been drawn for ... to award-winning journalism from Western Australia's biggest newsroom. View article...

Audit finds $5 billion Indigenous Advancement Strategy is not properly evaluated

"That is not good enough for the department in charge of the Australian public service," said Pat Turner, chief executive of the National Aboriginal ... View article...

Government funds construction of Cox Architecture's North Stradbroke Island Indigenous cultural ...

It will be accessible to children and act as a venue for performances by indigenous artists from Australia and abroad. Cox completed a project ... View article...

Indigenous focus at WA aged care hearings

The focus in Broome was indigenous seniors in remote areas, and ... a lot of evidence about how aged care is provided in other parts of Australia, and ... View article...

Tourism New Zealand creates messages to welcome the world to each new day

The campaign launches with a film featuring a Maori elder explaining to a young girl how New Zealand's unique position as the first to see the sun ... View article...

Is Christchurch more racist than other New Zealand cities

On my first day at work a neighbour rang the University of Canterbury to report that 'A large Māori man has just come out of one of your houses on Ilam ... View article...

Maori economic development plan refresh to benefit Waikato communities

The refresh of the Waikato region's MÄ ori economic development action plan Te Whare Ohaoha will provide a clear roadmap towards a prosperous ... View article...

New Zealand launches investigation into Maori babies taken into state care

New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some ... View article...

Uplifting children is not a Māori problem. It's a colonisation problem

It's no coincidence Māori are disproportionately targetted, writes Tina Ngata. ... Having walked alongside and advocated for a number of young Māori ... View article...

Wardens potential workforce as Māori step up on tamariki taking

Māori wardens could play a role reducing the number of Māori children put in care. That's the belief of Māori Council executive director Matthew ... View article...

Uplifting children is not a Māori problem. It's a colonisation problem

We have known for a long time that Māori children are many times more ... human face of this particular dimension of New Zealand's colonial legacy. View article...

Merepeka Raukawa-Tait: Māori can be trusted to look after their own

Just think, what if the 1986 Report of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on a Māori perspective for the Department of Social Welfare had ... View article...

Australia quiets the haters at the World Cup

Australia  quiets the haters at the World Cup -  Kerr has been feisty since arriving at the World Cup and the openly  gay  ... He was replaced by Ante Milicic, an assistant on  Australia's  men's team, ...

My boyfriend was killed

My boyfriend was killed -  Teens have opened up about what it's like to grow up  LGBTI  in Iran. Dozens of young people revealed they are 'depressed' and 'frustrated' by living in ...

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement  LGBTI  Education In Schools -  Scotland Is The First Country To Implement  LGBTI  Education In Schools. Sister Act 2, Lauryn Hill, News, Entertainment, Music, Mtv Movie And Tv ...

Australian state proposes birth certificate law reform for trans people

Australian  state proposes birth certificate law reform for trans people -  The  Australian  state government of Victoria are debating a bill which would allow trans, intersex and gender non-binary people to change their sex on ...

LGBTQ+community is still discriminated against

LGBTQ+community is still discriminated against -  Parliaments in ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and ensuring respect for the human rights of  LGBTI  persons.”.

Israel Folau: Devil influencing transgender debate

Israel Folau: Devil influencing transgender debate -  Sacked  Australia  full-back Israel Folau says "the devil" is trying to influence the ... terminated over a social media post saying "hell awaits"  gay  people.

Montague on the Gardens review: a fabulous paradise in London's heart

Montague on the Gardens review: a fabulous paradise in London's heart -  The Bloomsbury Set – a group of writers and intellectuals who took their name from the neighborhood – included a number of  LGBTI  figures, including ...

New York to ban 'gay panic' defense in murder cases

New York to ban 'gay panic' defense in murder cases -  Since the early 1960s, defense lawyers have used the idea that people accused of violent crimes against  LGBTI  people have acted in a state of ...

Queerbaiting' or political move? Debate rages over Taylor Swift video

Queerbaiting' or political move? Debate rages over Taylor Swift video -  Powerful message for  LGBTI  rights or using the community to her advantage? That's the big debate around Taylor Swift and her new music video, You ...

Prideful Month For The LGBTI Community

Prideful Month For The  LGBTI  Community -  This month is globally known as a month to celebrate and recognise the Gay and  LGBTI  (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) ...

Joe Biden buys beers at Stonewall Inn ahead of 50th anniversary

Joe Biden buys beers at Stonewall Inn ahead of 50th anniversary -  Biden – just over a month into his bid – took the chance to color his campaign by showing his support for the  LGBTI  community. He repeatedly told the ...

Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court

Sperm donor is legal father:  Australian  High Court -  A man who donated sperm so his  gay  friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father,  Australia's  High Court ...

'Australia's discussion of kava imports reflects lack of cultural understanding'

Australian regulations on kava date from 1997, when a 2kg limit was ... This has affected the Aboriginal communities the restrictions were designed to ... View article...

NSW boasts high HPV vaccination rate for Aboriginal students

The study published in the Medical Journal of Australia today found Aboriginal students in NSW are achieving their first dose of the HPV vaccine at ... View article...

$150m provisioned for Aboriginal Art and Cultures gallery at Adelaide's Lot 14

South Australia holds a large collection of important and valuable Aboriginal artworks and artefacts but there are concerns about the integrity of the ... View article...

Government fails to guarantee funding for key Indigenous body

National Congress of Australia's First Peoples must meet strict new conditions to apply for government funding. Lorena Allam. View article...

All New Zealanders Invited to Take A Deep Breath And Relax

New Zealanders are being invited to pause and take part in a celebration of ... New Zealand Art of Living Volunteer, Joshi says yoga, breathing and ... The Art of Living programmes in New Zealand have also started to benefit Māori ... View article...

New Zealand Is Burning Out a Generation of Young Artists

This year two of New Zealand's major arts funding bodies—Creative New ... The outlook is even tougher for Māori artists, who face a whole host of ... View article...

Horizon State working on massive 25-year, $1.5B project in New Zealand

Horizon State will work with Housing New Zealand subsidiary HLC on an ... It will work closely with the Porirua City Council and the local iwi (Maori ... View article...

National Maori Authority Chair slams David Seymour

The Chair of the National Maori Authority, Matthew Tukaki, has come out swinging against ACT MP David Seymour and called him out for his ... View article...

'Institutional racism' is blocking Pacific and Māori access to health care, doctor says

Māori Council executive director Matthew Tukaki said the health system was failing because Maori were less likely to access care but it was not a ... View article...

FW: Tauranga Māori elders to perform in Wellington

A group of Māori elders from the three iwi of Tauranga Moana – Ngati Ranginui, Ngai Te Rangi and Ngati Pukenga are off to Wellington this week to ... View article...

Researcher hopes publication will win funding for Māori diabetes study

The lead researcher on a kaupapa Māori based type 2 diabetes management ... Approval for the study was granted by the New Zealand Health and ... View article...

Aaron Smale: The Māori Problem

For too long when it comes to state abuse of power over children, Māori .... Instead, NZ First pushed for the Royal Commission to include the church, ... View article...

Disgraced former rugby star Israel Folau says devil is to blame for transgender children

Disgraced former rugby star Israel Folau says devil is to blame for transgender children -  The former rugby star was sacked from  Australia's  national rugby team in May after he claimed while using social media that 'hell awaits' gay people.

Georgia's first LGBT Pride kicks off despite threats from religious and far right groups

Georgia's first LGBT Pride kicks off despite threats from religious and far right groups -  emphasising that this opposition will not stop the event which she called a “breakthrough” and “a matter of dignity… it's time that  LGBTI  people enjoy ...

US Supreme Court sends same-sex wedding cake case back to lower court

US Supreme Court sends same-sex wedding cake case back to lower court -  It is likely that the high court will face another decision on whether or not to hear another case of a business arguing religious liberties over  LGBTI  ...

Mastercard to let trans and non-binary people use chosen names on cards

Mastercard to let trans and non-binary people use chosen names on cards -  The move is part of the bank's initiative to support  LGBTI  right. It aims to combat issues trans and non-binary individuals have experienced while using ...

Stonewall Warriors will pay tribute to LGBTI heroes from around the world

Stonewall Warriors will pay tribute to  LGBTI  heroes from around the world -  The show will tell the stories of those who kick-started the fight for  LGBTI  rights around the world. But it will also include lesser-known  LGBTI  figures ...

NSW church's cutting message after new Israel Folau rant

NSW church's cutting message after new Israel Folau rant -  Days after Israel Folau's latest sermon taking aim at  LGBTI  and transgender people, one Sydney church has decided enough is enough. Father Rod ...

Malaysia police investigate to authenticity of gay sex video

Malaysia police investigate to authenticity of gay sex video -  On the same day that police announced the formation of the special take force, Mahathir doubled down on his opposition to  LGBTI  rights and ...

Botswana has decriminalized gay sex. But, it's still illegal in 70 countries

Botswana has decriminalized gay sex. But, it's still illegal in 70 countries -  The defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria has removed the imminent threat of capital punishment for  LGBTI  people living in those areas.

Young Australians champion 'democracy' and 'freedom' in designing constitutional change

In March 2019, 120 high school students from around Australia met in ... Indigenous Australians are still fighting for self-determination and the right to ... View article...

Aboriginal health issues more than just skin deep

If she passes her final specialist exams which start next week, Westmead Hospital Registrar Dana Slape will become Australia's first Aboriginal ... View article...

Aboriginal man dies in custody days after jail was told he was suicidal

An Aboriginal man has died in a Western Australian prison just days after his mother reportedly called the jail to warn that he was suicidal. The WA ... View article...

Ken Wyatt 'hopeful' of resolving Aboriginal flag copyright dispute

"The Aboriginal flag is a strong symbol for Aboriginal Australians and is respected by many non-Aboriginal Australians," the minister for Indigenous ... View article...

High HPV vaccine coverage for young Aboriginal people

HPV vaccine coverage for young Aboriginal people is high, but course completion could be improved, an Australian analysis suggests. Guests:. View article...

An Indigenous experience of Parliament House

"At Parliament House, we fly the Aboriginal flag with abundance during ... apology to Australia's indigenous people and the Barunga Statement from ... View article...

Newcastle surgeon Kelvin Kong urges indigenous people to open up about cancer

Dr Kong, Australia's first Aboriginal surgeon, said the Yarn For Life promotion would target indigenous people's reluctance to talk about cancer and ... View article...

Kirinari Hostel in high demand among Indigenous students eager for education and sport

A hostel for Indigenous boys that has been home to some of Australia's top NRL stars is in such high demand its waitlist could take years to get ... View article...

'Institutional racism' is blocking Pacific and Māori access to health care, doctor says

​Ngaei is not the only voice raising concerns about access to health care, as a survey conducted by the New Zealand Māori Council says Māori also ... View article...

The missing Māori inside the agency that investigates police misconduct

As of 2018, the Independent Police Conduct Authority had zero Māori ... On the contrary, having the IPCA look to NZ Police for examples of good ... View article...

Poverty partly to blame for high Maori, Pacific child obesity rates

New research has suggested that, if Maori and Pacific four-year-olds ... The study, the first of its kind in New Zealand, drew on data from more than ... View article...

Maori Council, Hobson's Pledge and hui

New Zealand Maori Council calls Hobson's Pledges claims that they would accept an invitation for a hui LIES – after the organisation declines ... View article...

Māori community workforce key to keeping babies safe

A former head of the Māori Affairs community section says the controversy over Oranga Tamariki's baby uplift policies raised wider questions about the ... View article...

Māori Land Court still waiting on final report into hapū after $480k theft

Almost two years after a Māori Land Court judge asked for an independent inquiry into a New Plymouth hapū trust which was the victim of a $480,000 ... View article...

National Maori Authority response to Oranga Tamariki

The Chair of the National Maori Authority, Nga Ngaru, Matthew Tukaki (who is also the Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council – Nga ... View article...

This band of teenagers is considered to be the originators of 'Maori Metal'

"As far as we can tell, we're the first band, the first metal band to be singing all in Maori on our tracks, and be singing about New Zealand history and ... View article...

Folau is wrong': Gosford priest slams Israel Folau over LGBT stance

Folau is wrong': Gosford priest slams Israel Folau over  LGBT  stance -  Folau had his $4 million contract torn up by Rugby  Australia  after he was found guilty of a code of conduct breach for saying “hell awaits” gay people in ...

News from around the Web Malaysian PM doubles-down on opposition to same-sex marriage

News from around the Web Malaysian PM doubles-down on opposition to same-sex marriage -  The prime minister has expressed his opposition to  LGBTI  on numerous occasions in the past.  LGBTI  rights activists in Malaysia have called out the ...