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Recap : Māori | NZ

Jonathan Van Ness endorses Senator Warren after having to pay $3500 to replace HIV medication ...

'I have to pay $3500 by the time I walked out that door': Jonathan Van Ness has revealed how losing his HIV medication led him to endorse Senator ... View article...

Activists call for the release of LGBTQ migrants living in prisons

“The experiences of these individuals are not the exception, they are the norm for LGBTQ migrants and people living with HIV in immigration prisons. View article...

What Pete Buttigieg has to say about making campuses safer, welcoming for LGBTQ students

Survey after survey shows LGBTQ students in Iowa City, from kindergarten to graduate school, do not feel as safe or as welcome in their classes as ... View article...

The Religious Discrimination Bill: what is it all about?

... Rugby Australia terminated for publishing material deemed to be offensive to LGBTI persons and others, in contravention of his employer's repeated ... View article...

Historic investment to combat racism and strengthen equal rights for LGBTI people

Investments to combat racism. The Swedish Security Service 2018 Yearbook states: “A xenophobic and radical nationalist current, most evident online ... View article...

Hate speech in the digital world a 'critical obstacle for LGBTI people'

In the fast-growing digital age, hate speech can represent “a critical obstacle for LGBTI people” using online platforms, the UN's top rights officia... View article...

Royal Commission into Aged Care LGBTI Consultation

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is coming to Adelaide to speak with LGBTI older people and elders, and their carers. We're looking for LGBTI ... View article...

Eurobarometer reveals a lack of LGBTI acceptance in the Baltics

According to Eurobarometer on Discrimination 2019, 30% Lithuanians are in favor of same-sex marriages to be allowed throughout the Europe, while ... View article...

Why Australia needs to raise the criminal age of responsibility to 14

Why Australia needs to raise the criminal age of responsibility to 14 ... The new recommendations come two weeks after 12-year-old Indigenous boy ... View article...

The new tools that will help return Indigenous ancestral remains to Australia

A new website has been launched which its creators hope will help return Indigenous ancestral remains held in other countries back to local ... View article...

Marcia Langton says indigenous teaching must not rely on rage, anger

One of Australia's most prominent thinkers has urged care and caution when teaching in schools the history of violence against indigenous people. View article...

Indigenous campaigner 'Dot' Peters dies

Ms Peters' service to the Aboriginal community was recognised with several awards including Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia ... View article...

Researchers recognised in Young Tall Poppy Awards

Three researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliate ... His team is leading the Urban Aboriginal Ear Health program, where ... View article...

NITV and ABC Children's launch ground-breaking live-action children's series THALU

“With 55 per cent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population ... region of Western Australia for a story brimming with adventure and heart. View article...

UN pressures governments to stop locking up children

In Australia, children as young as 10 can be arrested and sent to prison, ... Cheryl Axleby, co-chair of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

Indigenous suicide risk four times higher

Suicide remains the leading cause of death for all Australians aged 15-44, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders aged 15-24 almost four times ... View article...

Hands off our haka

Then maybe he too will learn how the haka “unifies Māori and other strands of New Zealand culture as tradition recognised as important by New ... View article...

Ihumātao protest gives strong message to outgoing council

The group, iwi, and Kingitanga have been involved in discussion so far without result, over SOUL's hope that the land can return to Māori ownership. View article...

Ghahraman seeks to strengthen Electoral Amendment Bill

“Māori should be able to choose which roll they are on at any time. Currently Māori can only change roll during the Māori Electoral Option, which is a ... View article...

Universal funding needed to make the right contraception choice

Barriers to effective contraception are amplified for Māori and Pasifika women, young women and women on a low income, who already experience ... View article...

Kia ora to horticulture

United Fresh New Zealand president Jerry Prendergast says the strong interest Māori trusts are showing in investing in horticulture is exciting. View article...

Universal funding needed to make the right contraception choice

As we mark World Contraception Day today, women in New Zealand face ... Barriers to effective contraception are amplified for Māori and Pasifika ... View article...

Greens keen on Māori option anytime

Green Party electoral reform spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman has asked the justice select committee to add a provision to the Electoral Amendment ... View article...

How an interest in pounamu spiralled into a book on hei tiki

Dougal Austin (Kāti Māmoe, Kāi Tahu, Waitaha) is senior curator Matauranga Māori at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Here he ... View article...

A spike in parents homeschooling could be sparked by LGBT education

A sharp rise in withdrawals from schools in Birmingham has raised fears that parents could be homeschooling to avoid LGBT-inclusive lessons. View article...

The Religious Discrimination Bill is Worse Than You've Heard

That's right, while women, LGBTI people, single parents, de factos and divorced people won't be able to complain about comments they receive, the ... View article...

Paris names garden after murdered Brazilian activist Marielle Franco

An elected councillor, she worked tirelessly to promote the rights of black women, LGBTI and young people. Franco refused to stay silent about police ... View article...

Sectur works on LGBTI certification for tourism service providers in Mexico

Although the LGBTI tourism segment represents an important economic spill for service providers and the destinations that receive them, there is still a ... View article...

The problem with the phrase 'and other vulnerable groups'

The study examined the inclusion of four social groups: LGBTI populations, persons with disabilities, youth, and minority groups — including ethnic, ... View article...

Hate speech in the digital world a 'critical obstacle for LGBTI people'

LGBTI youth are five times more likely to attempt suicide in the United States alone, compared to heterosexual youth, with social media amplifying ... View article...

EU-wide survey finds dip in support for LGBTI rights in Ireland

EU-wide survey finds dip in support for LGBTI rights in Ireland. Irish support for LGBTI people has declined since passing of same sex marriage. View article...

Luxembourg prime minister makes history at UN General Assembly

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Tuesday became the first out head of government to speak about LGBTI-specific issues at a U.N. General ... View article...

The new tools that will help return Indigenous ancestral remains to Australia

A new website has been launched which its creators hope will help return Indigenous ancestral remains held in other countries back to local ... View article...

Designer Camilla Franks draws inspiration for new collection from the works of indigenous artists

The celebrated fashion designer has collaborated with indigenous Australian artists from the Northern Territory on her new Warlu capsule release, the ... View article...

Kimberley divided over bid to harvest precious resource

Ms Oscar, Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, told the ABC during a visit to the region to address an ... View article...

South Australian government to found indigenous soccer academy

The South Australian government has committed $100,000 to establish the state's first soccer academy for Aboriginal students in years 10-12. View article...

Labor to oppose cashless welfare card expansion unless it is voluntary

Senate inquiry hears competing views on the card from Aboriginal ... in South Australia, the East Kimberley and Goldfields in Western Australia, and ... View article...

Call for artists to create welcome murals for kids

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and artist-led teams are invited to send their proposals for 'welcome murals' at the City of Sydney's early ... View article...

Leading SA Aboriginal campaigner Tauto Sansbury dies

“I would say there are millions of non-Aboriginal Australians who are ... media post as one of South Australia's “most passionate and respected elders”. View article...

UNESCO World Heritage Listing of Aboriginal cultural landscape

A handful of other Australian sites, such as Uluru-Kata Tjuta and Kakadu National Park, are listed for both natural and Aboriginal cultural significance. View article...

Blending Western and traditional medicine in Colombia

“She developed the concept as a result of the increasing discontent of Māori people with the type of healthcare they were receiving,” Pimentel said. View article...

Manmade household warming delivers the goods

“But that doesn't change the fact that New Zealand houses are really crap, ... But, if there is anything we can do to reduce poverty among Maori and ... View article...

Rachel House talks authentic storytelling, 'Moana' and 'Stateless'

Rachel House. The notion that the next generation of New Zealanders will be taught Māori culture and history via a compulsory school curriculum fills ... View article...

NZ Government to boost Smart Ideas and research projects

The University of Auckland was awarded with almost NZ$ 27 million in ... The project will co-design a Kaupapa Māori protocol for more effectively ... View article...

Eyes on the prize as Māori exporters tell their stories

The awards are run by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. Judging convenor David Downs says the record number of 59 finalists reflected a growing ... View article...

Euthanasia bill faces Treaty of Waitangi challenge

Labour's Māori caucus is split on the legislation, but several members on Wednesday said they had not been approached by the National MPs about ... View article...

Māori book sales in te wiki o te reo Māori suggest Kiwis increasingly eager to learn te reo

Books on and about te reo and te ao Māori are flying off the shelves during te wiki o te reo Māori, with a 615 per cent jump in titles sold during that ... View article...

Māori Language Week organisers can't meet demand for te reo merchandise

Māori Language Week organisers have conceded they "stuffed up" after demand for merchandise exceeded supply. The Māori Language ... View article...

Sectur works on LGBTI certification for tourism service providers in Mexico

Although the LGBTI tourism segment represents an important economic spill for service providers and the destinations that receive them, there is still a ... View article...

Placing LGBTI persons deprived of their liberty in focus in Brazil

Placing LGBTI persons deprived of their liberty in focus in Brazil. Alongside torture prevention mechanisms, NGOs, and academics, the APT is laying ... View article...

Maltese comfortable with a transgender prime minister but not their child

In contrast with the Maltese, the Dutch, British and Swedes show the same high level of acceptance towards LGBTI persons in both politics and in their ... View article...

OAS commission holds hearing on Cuba human rights abuses

The Cuban government last month prevented Leandro Rodríguez García, director of the Cuban Foundation for LGBTI Rights, an independent ... View article...

A mainstream service's experience of meeting seniors' diverse needs

... the Cambodian Community Program, founded in 2008 and the Free to Be Project, an award-winning LGBTI awareness training initiative launched in ... View article...

Commissioner Jourová participates in high-level conference on LGBTI equality

The Conference will also be an occasion for the European Commission to present the 2019 LGBTI-specific data from the Eurobarometer on ... View article...

Activists want LGBTI included in anti-bullying legislation

Colours Cayman is calling on the government to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its proposed anti-bullying legislation. The LGBTI . View article...

53% of Europeans think LGTBI discrimination is widespread

"Discrimination, harassment, hate speech, and violence continue to be a daily reality for many LGBTI people in the EU," said commissioner Vera ... View article...

Hands off our cultural heritage, say world's indigenous people

In Australia, Aboriginal groups are pushing back against public access to heritage sites like mountains and beaches, in an attempt to preserve areas of ... View article...

Calls for 'whole-of-government approach' to mental health and suicide

According to the report, 3128 people died by suicide in Australia in 2017, a 9% ... group in 2017, and the suicide rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait people is ... 'The mental health system in Australia is complex and fragmented, with ... View article...

Remote aboriginal communities to benefit from solar co-investments

Horizon Power will partner with two remote Western Australian Aboriginal communities to co-invest in the roll-out of rooftop solar installations that will ... View article...

Jenifer Hampton and Gwen Paterson-Walley recognised as industry leaders in Indigenous health ...

Awarded Urban Aboriginal Health Practitioner, Jenifer Hampton is ... Hailing from Western Australia, Ms Paterson-Walley visited Alice Springs on a ... View article...

Aboriginal groups reject cashless cards

The cards are currently being trialled in four sites: Ceduna in South Australia, Kununurra and the Goldfields in Western Australia, which are viewed as ... View article...

The fascinating islands on the edge of Australia

The Tiwi islanders (population about 2,500) not only have their own distinct language and customs but also some of the best-preserved Aboriginal ... View article...

Failure to comply with Aboriginal Cultural Heritage laws in NSW

The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) has recently commenced LEC proceedings after Council harmed an 'Aboriginal object' protected under ... View article...

The Aboriginal flag dispute in focus: who owns the right to use?

The Australian government is considering whether to compulsorily acquire the rights to use the Aboriginal flag on public policy grounds. View article...

Billion trees project revives memories of Forest Service

There's an event at parliament this evening to mark the centenary of an institution that played a major part in Māori fortunes last century. Forestry ... View article...

Electorate shuffle as Census results in

The Māori electorates will have on average 67,582 people. ... The Census estimated Māori now make up 16.5 percent of New Zealand's population, ... View article...

Official name change for Manawatū-Whanganui region gets a macron and an extra letter

Board chairman Anselm Haanen said he was pleased to continue supporting the correction of original Māori names to be consistent with the existing ... View article...

Gene variant in Māori, Pacific Islanders, linked to taller height

About a third of Māori and Pacific Islanders carry a gene variant that's just been linked to taller height. A national team of scientists today revealed their ... View article...

Rachel House talks authentic storytelling, 'Moana' and 'Stateless'

Rachel House. The notion that the next generation of New Zealanders will be taught Māori culture and history via a compulsory school curriculum fills ... View article...

The rise and fall of Roger

As part of a generation that grew up with scant knowledge of Māori stories, of the land wars or even the coarser, let alone the finer details of the Treaty, ... View article...

Sudden ditching of Te Papa North plan stuns Auckland

Maori and Pasifika attendance at Te Papa is low; despite making up 24 percent of New Zealand's total population, they represent only 11 percent of ... View article...

Do you fit these genes?

It is found in approximately 30 percent of people of Maori and Pacific ... Dr Murphy said that because it was so specific to Maori and Pacific peoples, ... View article...

The Needs of LGBTI People Regarding Health Care Structures, Prevention Measures and ...

However, the present study is the first to focus on LGBTI-related health in a major German metropolis. It aimed to investigate health care structures, ... View article...

Greens' motion against religious discrimination act welcomed

LGBTI equality advocates have welcomed a unanimous motion condemning the Federal Government's Religious Discrimination Bill and protecting the ... View article...

Activists want LGBTI included in anti-bullying legislation

Colours Cayman is calling on the government to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its proposed anti-bullying legislation. The LGBTI ... View article...

Putting the “U” back into Universal Health Care: Do South Africans know what the NHI is?

Additionally, a group of civil society organisations that advocate for LGBTI rights are calling on all heads of state, political and health leaders to ... View article...

A joint statement on ensuring access to health services for LGBTI people

We believe universal health coverage is unattainable unless LGBTI people everywhere can access quality, affordable, evidence-based, ... View article...

Farewell to sexism: Needless stereotyping must end

Nepal provides legislative protection in its constitution for women and the LGBTI. But the challenge is materialising the rights on all forefronts of society ... View article...

Brazil's Marielle Franco honoured in France with Paris public garden

Born and raised in a favela in Rio, Brazil, Franco became an elected councillor, who worked tirelessly to promote the rights of black women, LGBTI ... View article...

Belgrade to host of EuroPride 2022

European Pride organisations have selected Belgrade Pride to be the host of EuroPride 2022. „EuroPride will have a huge impact fot LGBTI ... View article...

Hands off our cultural heritage, say world's indigenous people

In Australia, Aboriginal groups are pushing back against public access to heritage sites like mountains and beaches, in an attempt to preserve areas of ... View article...

UNCP students hit the road for new learning experience

Study abroad experiences led seven students to Melbourne, Australia, to examine the aboriginal culture, history and experiences of the Wurundjeri ... View article...

CQ Quayle's 'indigenised' jewellery shines at Spring Blak Markets

“We watch what is in fashion and create Aboriginal artwork in a contemporary context, to show that even though we are part of the oldest culture on ... View article...

'Let us run the show': Indigenous accelerators lead the way

For Khan, who is keen to grow her business to employ other Aboriginal ... In Northern and Western Australia, Cara Peek is leading the program ... View article...

NDIS 'must do more for mentally ill'

It wants to see a national suicide prevention plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... One-in-five Australia will experience a mental illness each year. View article...

Babies taken from parents

The West Australian government's bid to bring down the high number of children in care, over half of whom are Aboriginal, is being hampered by a 35 ... View article...

Senators head to NT for welfare card probe

Senators will hear from groups such as Danila Dilba Health Service, Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance of the NT, North Australian Aboriginal ... View article...

Clive Palmer's foundation gives 'sick people' Easter eggs in first acts of charity

The activities took place across Australia except for South Australia and ... In 2008, Mr Palmer pledged to donate $100 million for Aboriginal health and ... View article...

Māori breaking addiction to failed solutions

That was the call from Māori coming out of this year's Dapaanz Cutting Edge conference for people working in addiction treatment. New Zealand Drug ... View article...

New Zealand to gain one new seat in 2020 election

New Zealand will gain one new North Island electorate at the 2020 election ... No new Maori electorates or South Island electorates are needed. View article...

Youth justice study calling for more participants

A ground-breaking study which looks at how Māori and Samoan peoples ... In New Zealand, the project team is working collaboratively with: the ... View article...

The civics project trying to turn around our godawful youth voting statistics

Lessons are provided in English and te reo Māori and include co-governance and council's relationship with Māori; protests, submissions and how to ... View article...

Baby death review committee calls for national support framework for bereaved parents

In New Zealand, Māori, Pasifika and Indian families are more likely to lose a ... Bereaved parents get new info site but support remains inconsistent View article...

Patrick Gower learns how to grow cannabis at Ruatoria

A big question facing New Zealand is people with low-level marijuana ... "We do have too many Māori locked up in prisons for bullshit offences ... View article...

The rate of stillbirths is dropping for Maori and New Zealand European mothers

A report by the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee revealed for every thousand babies born, just under a percent were stillborn. View article...

Life in the 60s and 70s in New Zealand : Ans Westra

She became known for her images of Maori, which were published in the Department of Maori Affairs magazine Te Ao Hou and in school publications ... View article...

County Executive Curran Raises Awareness During Suicide Prevention Month

“LGBT youth attempt suicide at rates three times higher than their heterosexual peers and we couldn't be more thankful that Curran has stepped up to ... View article...

LGBT fostering: Local authority records 'not good enough'

The number of LGBT people recruited as foster carers is not being routinely recorded, making it hard to track progress, a charity has said. View article...