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Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be launched

"Soon you will be pushing out Australia's first set of Indigenous emojis, made by young people on Arrernte country in Mparntwe/Alice Springs," the post ... View article...

Rheumatic fever rates in young Northland Māori one of world's highest

Of the 69 cases identified in the audit, which has been published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, 64 (93 per cent) of all cases were Māori; four ... View article...

Expect action when Māori and Fijian under-20 teams meet Rotorua

The New Zealand Maori Under-20 manager is predicting a real Fijian style of play when his side play the curtain-raiser to the Māori All Blacks game in ... View article...

Fiji too good for NZ Maori

New Zealand Maori, who had lost just one of their previous 25 matches, get a shot at redemption when the teams meet again in Rotorua this week. View article...

Māori 'at war' with Oranga Tamariki

An inquiry into Oranga Tamariki was launched by a powerhouse of Māori leaders at a packed hui in Mangere this weekend . The inquiry is one of four ... View article...

The challenges Māori face getting cancer treatment

Last year, 41-year-old mother-of-three Wiki Mulholland was diagonosed with advanced breast cancer. Since then Wiki and her husband Malcolm have ... View article...

Using te reo Māori at work leads to increased job satisfaction, study finds

Organisations that incorporate te reo Māori in their workplaces benefit from increased job satisfaction, new research from Auckland University of ... View article...

Google Translate update means service can recognise written te reo Māori and translate it

Google can now recognise written te reo Māori and translate it instantly into more than 100 different languages. Before, the machine translation ... View article...

Iwi leader suing Government over 'failure' to protect Māori from climate change

An iwi leader is suing the Government over its "failure" to protect Māori from climate change and wants the courts to force dramatic action ... View article...

Notorious Republican homophobe, William Dannemeyer, has died

Notorious Republican homophobe, William Dannemeyer, has died -  William Dannemeyer, who spent 14 years in Congress undermining  LGBTI  rights and protections, has passed away. He was 89 years old. He served ...

Birds Of Prey will feature a same-sex couple and fans are here for it

Birds Of Prey will feature a same-sex couple and fans are here for it -  The stand-alone movie on Margot Robbie's bisexual Harley Quinn features yet another  LGBTI  character. Lesbian policewoman Renee Montoya, ...

These tech companies continue to donate to anti-LGBTI politicians

These tech companies continue to donate to anti- LGBTI  politicians -  a group of 30  LGBTI  advocates sent a letter to dozens of tech companies, urging them to stop donating to anti- LGBTI  ...

LGBT people are more likely to develop dementia

LGBT people are more likely to develop dementia -  One in seven  LGBTI  Americans reported confusion or memory problems that have been getting worse over the past year compared to one in ten in the ...

Stonewall announces top global employers for 2019

Stonewall announces top global employers for 2019 -  The attendees will hear from four speakers throughout the night: Dann Bross from the Partnership for Global  LGBTI  Equality, Glenroy Muray from ...

Working towards a more inclusive world

Working towards a more inclusive world -  It's important for those who are not able to 'come out', it's important for those who believe 'there are no  LGBTI  people in this area/workplace' and it is ...

At Uber, we want to create a workplace that is inclusive and reflects the diversity of the communities ...

At Uber, we want to create a workplace that is inclusive and reflects the diversity of the communities ... -  Almost a year after the decriminalisation of homosexuality in India by a Supreme Court ruling, India maintained its past position by abstaining from a ...

I'm the gay grandson of a persecuted Jew; freedom of religion is not freedom to harm

I'm the  gay  grandson of a persecuted Jew; freedom of religion is not freedom to harm -  A few months ago, while researching my family history, I came across a letter addressed to my grandfather, Walter Mankiewicz, from his employer, the ...

How to improve health outcomes for Indigenous peoples by making space for self-determination

In New Zealand, the Treaty of Waitangi is broadly accepted as an agreement offering solutions to policy failure. It protects the Māori right to ... View article...

Australia to hold a vote on finally recognizing indigenous people in the country's constitution

Two years after the Australian government rejected a landmark plan to officially recognize indigenous people in the country's Constitution, a top ... View article...

Bendigo academic calls for a treaty with Indigenous Australians before a referendum on ...

An Indigenous academic in Bendigo says the federal government should work towards establishing a treaty with Indigenous Australians before ... View article...

Teaching Indigenous languages: How Australia can learn from other countries

In Australia's 2016 census, 160 Indigenous languages were reported to be spoken at home, but only 13 of those languages are still spoken by ... View article...

Opportunity for change: IAG applauds Indigenous recognition plan

Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt says he will not "rush it" this time as the successful 1967 referendum was "a result of tireless advocacy and ... View article...

Paralympics Australia reveals Indigenous uniform design

The 2020 Australian Paralympic Team uniform features an Indigenous design representing Australia's eight States and Territories, created by ... View article...

Ken Wyatt urged to 'stand strong' on Indigenous voice after pressure from Coalition MPs

Mr Wyatt pledged to put the question of Indigenous constitutional recognition to Australians in a referendum within the next three years, ... View article...

Most voters support indigenous recognition

Most voters support recognising indigenous Australians in the constitution ... Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has committed to holding a ... View article...

Māori leaders issue strong call to action over uplifts

Māori leaders have issued a call to action after a video emerged of Oranga Tamariki attempting to uplift a baby in Hawke's Bay. A wide cross-section of ... View article...

Māori need to stop operating within unhelpful western structures - Oranga Tamariki hui

Māori language advocate Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi says Māori need to stop working for government agencies, and operating within western ... View article...

Respiratory 'WOF' and follow up improves Māori and Pacific children's asthma management

A Hastings community pharmacy's project to improve asthma management in a group of Māori and Pacific children has left everyone breathing easier. View article...

Members of Māori community outraged over video featuring white men with faux moko

But Treaty of Waitangi lecturer Hemopereki Simon said his actions illustrated an on-going ignorance in New Zealand that needed to be addressed. View article...

Tobacco company targeting Māori for money - minister

A tobacco company is targeting Māori with its new e-cigarette because it wants to make ... Youth addiction worry as high-nicotine vape JUUL to hit NZ. View article...

Muaūpoko gift Horowhenua Health Centre with Māori names for rooms

There is one new name for each of the seasons: Raumati (Summer), Koanga (Spring), Hо̄toke (Winter) and Ngahuru (Autumn), as well as Te Puna ... View article...

Maramataka: The wisdom of the Māori lunar calendar with Rereata Makiha

A talk on the wisdom of the Maramataka, or Māori lunar calendar, promises to be thought-provoking and enlightening. Rereata Makiha (Te ... View article...

Marton designer's collection offers a new take on Māori art

After being selected at a competition for Māori designers, Erana Kaa will be showing her work at New Zealand Fashion Week in August. Kaa, who is ... View article...

India's first ever LGBTI job fair draws a crowd over 250 in Bangalore

India's first ever  LGBTI  job fair draws a crowd over 250 in Bangalore -  An  LGBTI  job fair, billed by organizers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with ...

LGBTI groups urge the Church of England to 'follow the Methodist's lead'

LGBTI  groups urge the Church of England to 'follow the Methodist's lead' -  Anglican  LGBTI  groups are calling for the Church of England to follow the example set by the Methodist Church in its acceptance of same-sex ...

How much is too much talk about sex? This French philosopher believes we're overdoing it

How much is too much talk about sex? This French philosopher believes we're overdoing it -  She says it's not about attaching shame to sex — there are many, like the  LGBTI  community and people with disabilities, whose lives were much more ...

Spain's far-right party wants the private data of LGBTI people and groups

Spain's far-right party wants the private data of  LGBTI  people and groups -  Spain's ultra right wing political party, Vox , is trying to track down the names and information of people linked to the  LGBTI  organization, COGAM.

Why we need UK Black Pride and why it was so amazing

Why we need UK Black Pride and why it was so amazing -  Lady Phyll is the co-founder and director UK Black Pride. She is also the incoming executive director of Kaleidescope Trust making her the first black ..

Student who tied red rope around his genitals during Pride fined

Student who tied red rope around his genitals during Pride fined -  Hong Kong has limited rights for  LGBTI  people. But high-level courts have recently made some historic rulings in favor of the  LGBTI  community.

Intel and Uber among participants in India's first job fair for LGBTI

Intel and Uber among participants in India's first job fair for  LGBTI -  An  LGBTI  job fair, the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies like.

'I'm sorry': Zodwa Wabantu apologises for recent homophobic comments

'I'm sorry': Zodwa Wabantu apologises for recent homophobic comments -  Entertainer and media personality, Zodwa Wabantu, has used her reality TV show as a platform from which to apologise for anti-gay statements made ...

On Indigenous recognition and reconciliation, Scott Morrison faces test of leadership

In those two minutes, the emotions of our story, as Indigenous Australians, welled up in me. It's hard to express what I actually felt and what it meant to ... View article...

Ancient oasis reveals secrets of Indigenous culture after more than a century

In the Munga Thirri-Simpson Desert, an ancient oasis and habitation site of Aboriginal people has been rediscovered after being lost for more than a ... View article...

The program bridging the gap to get more Indigenous students into university

The program bridging the gap to get more Indigenous students into university .... Universities Australia's Indigenous strategy aims to boost this figure, ... View article...

Australia's First Set of Indigenous Emojis Are On Their Way to Your Phone

In the near future, Australians will be able to send emoji-filled messages featuring boomerangs, the Aboriginal flag and other visual representations of ... View article...

Coalition split on Indigenous recognition

The Coalition party room is split over the plan to introduce an Indigenous voice to parliament announced by Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken ... View article...

Conservative MPs wary of indigenous voice

Former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce believes giving more Senate representation to regional Australia is a better way to boost indigenous ... View article...

Batemans Bay Aboriginal women celebrates her first job – on the bridge

Batemans Bay Aboriginal women celebrates her first job – on the bridge ... for its commitment to recognising and respecting Australia's indigenous ... View article...

The Royal Commission hears struggles with aged care for Aboriginal communities during NAIDOC ...

This week is NAIDOC Week 2019 – dedicated to celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

Māori students are capable - it's the education system that's broken, principal says

Educators need to throw out a "broken system" that has repeatedly been shown to fail Māori learners, a former principal says. Keri Milne-Ihimaera was ... View article...

Mulhollands' Māori health inquiry submission to focus firmly on drug funding problems

A Palmerston North family are at the front of the line to make a submission to a select committee inquiry into Māori healthcare, but the size of the soap ... View article...

Te reo Māori card game Tākaro moves into production after kickstarter campaign

Te reo Māori card game Tākaro moves into production after kickstarter .... There has been a lot of interest in retailers around New Zealand stocking ... View article...

Waatea Livestream Broadcast of Māori-led Inquiry

Waatea Leads Livestream Broadcast of Historic Māori-led Inquiry on Oranga Tamariki. Award-winning broadcaster, Waatea has been selected by ... View article...

Kopu looking for Maori solutions ot baby uplifts

A Maori Women's Welfare League past president says Maori problems need Maori solutions. Dame Areta Kopu hopes some of those solutions will ... View article...

The World's Only Traditional Māori Garden Was Made From Memories

For centuries, the Tainui tribes of the Māori cultivated massive gardens here. Even after European contact, they grew crops for themselves and to sell ... View article...

The World's Only Traditional Māori Garden Was Made From Memories

According to him, a Māori garden was always on the menu. ... To grow kūmara in cold, rainy New Zealand, Puke notes, the gardeners of yore mixed ... View article...

Historic hui gives overwhelming agreement for Māori Inquiry

Jean Te Huia Māori Midwives Aotearoa CEO shared her experience and honest opinion of the failing realities of the agency Oranga Tamariki, inflicted ... View article...

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HIV rates among Singaporean gay men drop as PrEP uptake increases

HIV rates among Singaporean  gay  men drop as PrEP uptake increases -  Australia's  not alone in reporting a big drop in the number of new cases of HIV – Singapore has also just released figures showing a significant ...

Acceptance of same-sex relationships falls in the UK

Acceptance of same-sex relationships falls in the UK -  Fifteen percent described themselves as 'very' or 'a little' prejudiced against transgender people.  LGBTI  rights activist Peter Tatchell told The Guardian ...

London is getting a new venue for queer women and non-binary femmes

London is getting a new venue for queer women and non-binary femmes -  London has experienced a dramatic decrease in  LGBTI  venues over the past few years, with spaces for queer women being especially affected.

Dozens of communities in Poland declare they are 'LGBTI-free'

Dozens of communities in Poland declare they are ' LGBTI -free' -  Around 30 communities across Poland, from villages to regional assemblies, have declared themselves 'free of  LGBTI  ideology,' a local  LGBTI  group ...

Christian mum wears rainbow sash to son's gay wedding

Christian mum wears rainbow sash to son's  gay  wedding -  An  Australian  woman who's a committed Christian walked her son down the aisle wearing a rainbow sash to show her support for his  gay  marriage.

State Department Poised to Ditch Human Rights

State Department Poised to Ditch Human Rights -   thinly-veiled attempt to re-write longstanding human rights principles to promote discrimination against the  LGBTI  community and women around the ...

Malawi activists Trapence, Sembereka charged, bail verdict Friday

Malawi activists Trapence, Sembereka charged, bail verdict Friday -  You are also accused of acquiring K7.4 million for training for  LGBTI  and sex workers, but converted the money to your own use than the training.

Will the Philippines finally ban LGBTI discrimination?

Will the Philippines finally ban  LGBTI  discrimination? -  The discrimination bill's sponsor, senator Risa Hontiveros A Philippine senator has renewed efforts to ban  LGBTI  discrimination in the country.

NSW Government investigates after NAIDOC dance performance leaves students 'distressed'

The NSW Government is investigating after Indigenous students claim they were laughed off stage at their western Sydney school while giving a ... View article...

Queensland Govt agrees to $190m settlement in stolen wages case

INDIGENOUS Australians who allegedly had their wages stolen by the ... of Queensland, in one of the biggest class action settlements in Australian ... View article...

'We do things our way': fashion label Aje celebrates Australia rather than trying to copy Paris or Milan

Aje's founders, Edwina Forest and Adrian Norris, felt that it was their duty to do justice to the aboriginal culture of Australia without glossing over the ... View article...

'Politically incorrect' Australian park may have to be renamed

Blackboy Park in the city of Joondalup has long borne the slang name of the indigenous Australian plant Xanthorrhoea because it boasts five of the ... View article...

Clontarf Academy uses football to get Indigenous boys back to school and building life skills

It was the biggest carnival for the Broken Hill branch yet, with 16 schools from across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia coming together ... View article...

At this school, Indigenous students are teaching classmates about their culture

"The meaning of it for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia is immense, and it's really important that we send the message that ... View article...

Australia to hold referendum on indigenous recognition

Mr Wyatt, the first Aboriginal Australian ever appointed to cabinet, hoped to achieve bipartisan support on a referendum proposal, and the opposition ... View article...

Business vows to lead on Indigenous voice

There was also concern Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has left a lot of "wriggle room" on the call in the Uluru Statement from the Heart for ... View article...

Belligerent response to forest plan

Forestry Minister Shane Jones says Māori landowners seem to have a better grasp of the Government's billion trees strategy than their Pākehā ... View article...

Iwi strategies provide alternatives to Oranga Tamariki

Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta says the reviews of Oranga Tamariki, including a Māori-led one expected to come out of a national hui in ... View article...

More consultation needed over purifying Cooks water

Te Vai Ora Maori - the Maori Water of Life - said the water on Rarotonga is sourced from high in the mountains and it's clean - there is no need to use ... View article...

Kōrero with your coffee at Hamilton cafe

Owner Lesley Leevey​ wants to do her bit to get New Zealand bi-lingual, and is doing so by encouraging customers to give te reo Māori a go without ... View article...

Number of suicides reaches 10-year peak, new data reveals

New Zealand had the highest number of suicides in 10 years in 2016, according to ... The rate of Maori who died by suicide was 20.3 per 100,000, with ... View article...

Cook arrival to Aotearoa event 'encourages awkward conversations', MP says

A $23 million event marking 250 years since Europeans arrived on Māori shores has been labelled "tone-deaf" by indigenous rights activists. View article...

Asia Pacific Animal Nutrition Market 2017 Analysis and Forecast to 2023

Geographically the Asia pacific animal nutrition market is segmented as Japan, China, India, Australia & New Zealand, ASEAN (Includes Indonesia, ... View article...

NZ College of Midwives' first Māori president hopes to increase connection with rural areas

The first Māori president of the New Zealand College of Midwives hopes to encourage a more community-based approach to training, in a bid to ... View article...

Gay men were biphobic at Pride: this needs to stop

Gay men were biphobic at Pride: this needs to stop -  The Equality Network found 66% of bisexuals do not feel part of the  LGBTI  community. Figures that seem to have a knock-on effect. Bisexual adults are ...

Malawi police arrest two leading LGBTI activists

Malawi police arrest two leading  LGBTI  activists -  Trapence heads the  LGBTI  organizaton, the Center for Development of People (CEDEP). They also arrested Anglican priest and human rights activist, ...