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Can Parker get the votes to reform the RMA

Much then would depend on whether Environment Minister, David Parker, could persuade Labour's Maori caucus and NZ First to agree on Maori ... View article...

Why Kiwi animation will never be the same after Aroha Bridge

Then there's Mum Hook (Madeleine Sami), who is pakeha on the outside, wannabe Māori on the inside and Dad Manu Hook (Frankie Stevens), who ... View article...

Māori resolute in calls for total justice reform

Māori have delivered a clear call for widespread justice sector reform, led by Māori, in the hopes this time the Government will listen. Laura Walters ... View article...

Maori lead the way in bowel screening participation in the South

MÄ ori residents are participating in the Southern DHB's National Bowel Screening Programme in higher numbers than other locals, with MÄ ori ... View article...

A waiata for Rotary and a taonga for us all

Te Reo Māori is one of our official languages of Aotearoa/New Zealand. It is a taonga- treasure and can be used by everyone. Words such as whanau ... View article...

We lead, you follow message for justice reform

A spokesperson for the Ināia Tonu Nei: Māori Justice Hui report says ... She says the foundations of New Zealand's criminal justice system were ... View article...

CTU Rūnanga calling on Fletchers to return sacred Ihumātao

The collective voice of Māori working people,Te Rūnanga o ngā Kaimahi Māori, the partner of the Council of Trade Unions, iscalling for the sacred ... View article...

Asians most confident in NZ financial markets

The survey found that Asians were the most confident in NZ financial ... confidence compared to only 48% of Pacific Islanders and 49% of Maori. View article...

Oliver Stone calls Russia's anti-gay propaganda law 'sensible'

Russian president Vladimir Putin called trans people 'transformers' · Vladimir Putin claims Elton John is 'mistaken' about LGBTI rights in Russia ... View article...

Titus Introduces Bill To Protect LGBTI Rights Across The World

The GLOBE Act would codify in law the Special Envoy position, and require the State Department to document human rights abuses against LGBTI ... View article...

Amnesty International to hold its highest decision-making meeting in Johannesburg

Amnesty International's Secretary General, Kumi Naidoo, youth activists fighting to protect the climate, LGBTI rights, refugee rights and the right to ... View article...

Lebanon: Authorities must ensure Mashrou' Leila concert goes ahead

... its criticism of various social, religious and political issues in Lebanon, as well as its support for the right to freedom of expression and LGBTI rights. View article...

Russian LGBT Activist Found Stabbed and Strangled After Allegedly Receiving Death Threats

This means anyone who is suspected of being LGBTI in Chechnya is at extreme risk," the rights group Amnesty International said in a statement. View article...

Opposition to State Department human rights advisory commission grows

The measure, among other things, would codify into a law the position of special envoy for the promotion of LGBTI rights abroad. Other lawmakers ... View article...

Anonymous gay footballer isn't coming out, but denies it's a hoax

Though this coming out story isn't happening right now, there are still efforts to dismantle anti-LGBTI attitudes in professional sports, including football. View article...

HRC Praises Reintroduction of the GLOBE Act

“Under the Trump Administration, the U.S. is failing to protect the rights of LGBTI people at home and abroad. This bill will help restore our role in ... View article...

Tingha talk to explain Indigenous Australians' greater risk of dementia

With Indigenous Australians up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than non-Indigenous people, a health service provider has set ... View article...

Diabetes Checks Become Necessary as Australia Reports the Endemic

The study also states that Aboriginal Australians are more likely to develop diabetes than non-Indigenous Australians. The number of people living ... View article...

The Time-Lapse Company Provides Australian Construction and Infrastructure Projects with the ...

Along with working on Australia's most iconic projects, the Time-lapse ... as MS Australia, Dementia Australia and provides support to The Aboriginal ... View article...

Program offers pathway into home care for Indigenous workers

The program, run by Australian Unity, offers an innovative pathway into a career in aged and disability care for Aboriginal people who in the final ... View article...

On display: one of the first Bible translations in an Aboriginal language

Among stories of colonisation and assimilation policies, several early missionaries working among Indigenous Australians stand apart. One was ... View article...

NATSIAA finalist Danie Mellor takes the expanded world view

It's obvious at a glance that Aboriginal Australia is not a homogeneous group but a United Nations of desert people, forest people, islanders and ... View article...

See the star-filled skies of the outback on an astro-tourism trail through Western Australia

Visitors can also learn more about Aboriginal Australia's astronomy culture and heritage. Worl Wangkiny is the new Aboriginal Astronomy Centre at ... View article...

Aboriginal communities in WA are being neglected, and in some cases, demolished

Aaron Fernandes reports from Western Australia's Goldfields ... The WA Government is currently considering the future of 37 Aboriginal communities ... View article...

Whanganui's Taylor Renata Nikora represents Te Tai Hauāuru MP Adrian Rurawhe in Parliament

His Youth Parliament experience came about after Te Wānanga o Aotearoa students were hosted by Labour Māori MPs at Parliament last year. View article...

Cook landing commemorations will be different

There was no mention of the deaths of more than a dozen Māori in the first two days of ... marking the first onshore encounter between Europeans and Māori. ... of Cook and people still talking about Cook's discovery of New Zealand. View article...

New report calls for Māori to take lead role in the redesign of justice system

It is time for Māori to take leadership in crafting the future of the country's ... justice system's negative impact on Māori was a "crisis" for New Zealand. View article...

Why Ihumātao is being occupied by 'protectors'

The agreement to have this land returned to mana whenua was negotiated between Fletchers, Makaurau Marae Māori Trust and Te Kawerau Iwi ... View article...

Ihumātao – Statement from the New Zealand Maori Council

The first thing I would remind everyone about is this land has significant historical value to Maori. In 1863 British and New Zealand troops evicted the ... View article...

Passions boil over as Ihumātao protest continues overnight

Protesters occupying a sacred Māori site in Auckland are setting up tents to spend another night there, and the Prime Minister has been asked to get ... View article...

Asians, men more confident in financial markets

Asians are far more confident in New Zealand's financial markets than Pacific Islanders and Maori while the confidence ... View article...

I am proud of my Maori heritage

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has withdrawn his candidacy for the New Zealander of the Year award. The Christchurch-born Stokes was nominated ... View article...

LGBTI people are frequent victims of forced marriage

LGBTI people are vulnerable to this crime when their family or culture don't approve of homosexuality. Forced marriage includes people making an ... View article...

Indonesian city pushing for anti-LGBT law

Last month, the head of Indonesia's population and family planning agency has labeled LGBTI citizens the 'main enemy of national development'. View article...

Denali Berries Stuckey is the 12th trans person killed in the US in 2019

... transgender community members,' said Chase Glenn, Executive Director of Alliance for Full Acceptance, an LGBTI organization in South Carolina. View article...

Rep. Titus Introduces GLOBE Act to Protect LGBTI Rights Worldwide

Meanwhile, the Trump Administration has refused to fill the State Department position of Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons. View article... - 

Signal of change / India holds first LGBTI job fair in Bangalore

Bengaluru hosted its first LGBTI job fair on July 12, almost a year after India passed the historic judgement that decriminalised homosexuality. View article...

Christian Brother's love of language honoured

Br Steve Morelli is one of two teachers of Australian Indigenous languages to be jointly awarded the Patji-Dawes Award in this, the International Year ... View article...

Understanding the booing of Adam Goodes

The Final Quarter is more than racism in sport. It is also about us as a nation. How we treat Indigenous Australians and how a good man was hounded ... View article...

Coles unveils new Indigenous artwork at Alice Springs store

The designs show flora and fauna such as the bush yam, which has been a staple food for the Aboriginal people in Central Australia and of which she ... View article...

Aussie holiday island's dark past: How popular tourist destination was once home to an Aboriginal ...

Hundreds of Aboriginal men died as a result of torture, execution and ... Despite it being Australia's largest mass burial site, it was still used as resort ... View article...

Mayor Kim O'Keeffe visits Rumbalara FNC to raise Influenza awareness

Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are more vulnerable to the flu, which can have some serious and devastating outcomes. View article...

Why won't Australians give Aboriginal people a voice in Parliament?

New Zealand is a shining light, writes Bernard Lagan, as a plan to give indigenous Australians more say is rebuffed by the Government. After weeks in ... View article...

NAIDOC week around the Mount Isa Police District

Flying the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags throughout NAIDOC Week, confirms our national respect for Indigenous Australians. View article...

Reviving Māori Aute: Nikau Hindin, a photo essay

Aute was introduced to Aotearoa by Māori from the Pacific. ... stories from around New Zealand delivered directly to your inbox each morning. View article...

Listen to Māori midwives – they know more than you think

While the investigation was shocking for many New Zealanders, Māori midwives were unsurprised. For over a hundred years, Māori midwives have ... View article... - 

Isobel Te Aho-White unveils award-winning mural

... New Zealand Beautiful's (KNZB) Resene Nature Murals Competition 2019. ... the perspective of mātauranga Maori around preserving our whenua. View article...

Beloved Dannevirke kuia and Māori language pioneer 'Nanny Noa' is farewelled

When Māori language advocate Haerenga Noa Nicholson died, surrounded by a large and loving family, it cut a hole in the hearts of the many people ... View article...

$200m Mt Messenger bypass appeal hearing wraps up in Environment Court

She asked Gibbs if someone could be considered kaitiaki if they were not Māori or held any customary interest in the land in question. In reply, Gibbs ... View article...

City Gallery presents Split Level View Finder

Connecting Bauhaus modernism, Maori art, and the art of the mentally unwell, Theo Schoon (1915–85) remains a controversial figure in New Zealand ... View article...

Submission on Zero Carbon Bill

Maori are the tangata whenua of Aotearoa New Zealand and Maori rights must be at the centre of any decision-making about climate change ... View article...

Stokes Turns Down 'New Zealander of Year' Award Nomination, Says Williamson More Deserving

“I am flattered to be nominated for New Zealander of the Year. I am proud of my New Zealand and Maori heritage but it would not sit right with me to be ... View article...

Gay elders react to animated short film In A Heartbeat

This story about two young gay boys went on to be honored by GLAAD. Now, LGBTI outlet Into has published a video featuring older gay men reacting ... View article...

Woman pushes anti-gay priest off stage in front of 50000 Catholic congregants

LGBTI site Queerty notes that Rossi has made numerous anti-LGBTI statements throughout his career. In November 1998, he said, 'A lot of ideas will ... View article...

Politician continues social media assualt on gay Hong Kong protest leader

LGBTI rights activists appealed to the city's equality watchdog. And, Facebook took down the post as it does 'not allow content that attacks someone ... View article...

High levels of LGBTQ suicide in Australia condemned by commission

"I remember going to funerals of young LGBTI people and families didn't know they were queer; it certainly wasn't recorded." Speaking about possible ... View article...

India Set To Get First LGBT Hiring Consultancy

"There is a lot of systemic bias and roadblock for LGBTI job seekers, these becomes even more challenging for visibly LGBTI individuals," Pride ... View article...

More than 10 percent of Slovaks have experience with LGBTI colleagues

With regard to the Rainbow Pride march which will take place on Saturday in Bratislava, company Profesia has carried out a survey which showed that ... View article...

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools. Gamer Girl Bath Water, News, Life, You, Belle Delphine ... View article...

LGBTI Inclusive Practice Workshop

Improve your provision of person-centred care and elevate your clients' overall experience with a full-day "LGBTI Inclusive Practices" workshop. View article...

Winnipegger part of Indigenous HIV research project

In the 1980's, Albert McLeod, a two-spirited Métis man from Winnipeg, said he watched his friends die of HIV. Nearly 40 years later, a disproportionate ... View article...

Positive signs for creation of indigenous treaty

Australia's first full indigenous treaty could be ready to be negotiated before the end of the Victorian government's term, building on momentum for ... View article...

Jeff Kennett adds voice to call for indigenous recognition

Mr Kennett, the chairman of indigenous charity Torch, backed the need for a legislated voice, saying he was "very open-minded" on the prospect of it ... View article...

8 things you should know when teaching Indigenous culture

The question for me all these years of sending my children into schools has always been where does Indigenous culture belong within the system? View article...

Indigenous leaders change tack on 'voice'

"If you are to successfully change Australia's constitution, you've got to do ... Mr Gleeson also cautioned that the often-fractured world of Aboriginal ... View article...

Here are 6 remarkable new World Heritage Sites

Victoria state's Budj Bim is the only World Heritage Site in Australia listed purely for its Aboriginal cultural values. The landscape features one of the ... View article...

Alcohol restrictions in indigenous communities set to be eased

This will allow Aboriginal and Islander councils to frame alcohol management ... the choices to drink that are available to most other adult Australians. View article...

'Third chamber' Indigenous voice claim rejected

Former High Court chief justice Murray Gleeson says there is nothing to fear from an "indigenous voice" to parliament  View article...

Big changes for biosecurity system

O'Connor says they have started working with Māori, industry, and others to ... "I have been working with Biosecurity New Zealand and NAIT Limited, ... View article...

Auckland Council investigates waste dumping complaint

New Zealand Māori Council Executive Director Matthew Tukaki said that the paper, along with other paper with cosmetic waste on it, was then loaded ... View article...

More resources and path to autonomy for wardens

Auckland District Māori Council chair and New Zealand Māori Council executive director Matthew Tukaki says the hui was boosted by the ... View article...

The incredible story of Gus Nketia's escape to New Zealand

At the wheel of the getaway vehicle was his uncle, prominent Māori ... Last month Nketia's son, Edward Osei-Nketia, raced for New Zealand for the first ... View article...

Adding insult to injury? England cricket hero Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year

The 28-year-old was born in Christchurch, New Zealand and, it seems, the Kiwi ... The New Zealand public nominates "inspirational Kiwis" for the award ... and with Maori ancestry, there's clearly a few Kiwis about who think we can ... View article...

Dozens rally in New Zealand in support of Mauna Kea protests

Many Maori in New Zealand have also come out in staunch opposition to the 30-metre, $US1.4 billion project. In Auckland's Aotea Square this ... View article...

DHB sets nine year target to achieve health equity for Māori

She wants to lift Māori health outcomes by working in close partnership with Māori communities and encouraging more Māori to take part in the health ... View article...

Maori TV apologises to Durie and Hall

The majority of the New Zealand Māori Council upheld a complaint about those elections and refused to recognise them. That decision was later ... View article...

Looking to do clothed modelling or film lgbti stuff, Footscray

I am also looking to direct lgbti porn. I do not want to participate in porn, camming, or sex work but rather be behind the scenes. Geninue offers only ... View article...

"LGBTI people have higher rates of smoking than the general population. Do you ...

LGBTI people have higher rates of smoking than the general population. Do you want to quit smoking? Find help here ... View article...

LGBTI Supporters Appeal to Politicians Not to Abuse Them for Their Campaign

LGBTI supporters want to challenge politicians this year not to abuse LGBTI topic in their election campaigns. "We're calling on politicians to stop with ... View article...

LGBTI Aged Care Training - Silver Rainbow

This essential, and relevant one-day training for all health and community workers supporting ageing clients will help promote a better understanding ... View article...

Slovakia: Bratislava Pride attracts thousands of LGBTI supporters

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Bratislava to demand equal legal rights and recognition for the LGBTI community in the Sl. View article...

India set to get first dedicated LGBT hiring consultancy

"There is a lot of systemic bias and roadblock for LGBTI job seekers, these becomes even more challenging for visibly LGBTI individuals," Pride ... View article...

Workplaces need LGBTI+ education

"One guy in town wants to get a similar program so he knows how to educate his staff and teach them how to deal with LGBTI community and how to ... View article...

First LGBTI superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been named

After years of promising more LGBTI representation, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has revealed its first LGBTI superhero. Valkyrie played by ... View article...

17000 fans sign petition for indigenous footy star Adam Goodes to get a lap of honour on grand ...

More than 17,000 have signed an online petition for the indigenous Sydney .... It is Australia's only Indigenous football game – a game born from the ... View article...

Women's Ashes: Ashleigh Gardner's debut a pivotal moment in difficult history of Indigenous ...

Australia's top order soaked up one day, rain soaked through most of the second. Gardner opens ... Indigenous cricketers are used to waiting. Gardner ... View article...

Gorman Mangkaja collection breaks new ground for Indigenous fashion design collaboration

So when Lisa Gorman was invited to collaborate with artists from Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia's far north, the fashion designer felt the stakes ... View article...

Christine Anu's new song 'Heal Together' is supporting Australia's indigenous

For close to 25 years, Christine Anu has been a part of Australian music history. And while she certainly has a penchant for a pop song, the ARIA ... View article...

NT judge compares Indigenous offender to 'primitive person'

His conduct prompted a complaint from the Central Australian Aboriginal legal aid service, and an investigation by the chief judge of the Darwin local ... View article...

Are sports programs closing the gap in Indigenous communities? The evidence is limited.

Indigenous Australians have a long and proud heritage in both traditional sports and games, and in modern sport through the achievements of people ... View article...

"The power of the change realistically rests with non-Aboriginal Australians"

If she was to write a resume that mapped her extensive career, it would spread across several volumes. Leanne Liddle is an Arrernte woman born and ... View article...

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day 2019

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day 2019 ... for all Australians to show their support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

Kiwi heart-breaker Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year

Kiwi heart-breaker Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year ... New Zealand-born Stokes is among nominations for the award; along with ... and with Maori ancestry, there''s clearly a few Kiwis about who think we can still ... View article...

Once were Anzacs: The epic history of Māori soldiers in WWI

The role of Māori soldiers in World War I has long been relegated to ... As New Zealand and British soldiers swept up the foothills, clearing the ground ... View article...

Using Māori storytelling to help and to heal

Andre McLachlan likens Māori indigenous stories to peer reviewed journal articles. The stories, handed down from generation to generation, convey ... View article...

Hamiton clinic offers both western and Māori healing

"When you come to the clinic you'll be seen by a New Zealand registered physiotherapist but at the same time we could work with Māori healers or ... View article...

'Systemic inequality' in Māori involvement in child protection

It found Māori children were far more likely to be reported as an alleged victim of abuse or neglect, for it to be determined that maltreatment occurred, ... View article...

Racial profiling of Māori partner in shops 'happens all the time'

Racial profiling of Māori partner in shops 'happens all the time' .... Jayden has approached the Human Rights Commission and New Zealand Race ... View article...

Study finds 'systemic inequality' in Māori involvement in child protection

 "We need to address the heightened risk of Māori involvement in child protection services - this needs to be a ... View article...

'Systemic inequality' in Māori involvement in child protection

It found Māori children were far more likely to be reported as an alleged victim of abuse or neglect, for it to be determined that maltreatment occurred, ... View article...