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Recap : Māori | NZ

This university is tackling LGBT students' isolation in a groundbreaking new way

The University of the West of England (UWE) is introducing a LGBT+ buddy accommodation scheme to “beat the sense of isolation” some LGBT+ ... View article...

High stakes for LGBT Americans at Supreme Court next week

The U.S. Supreme Court is set Tuesday to hear a trio of cases that will determine not just whether firing workers for being LGBT is legal under federal ... View article...

Some YouTube creators are accusing the service's 'bigoted bots' for demonetizing content with ...

... and monetization practices that stigmatize, restrict, block, demonetize, and financially harm the LGBT Plaintiffs and the greater LGBT Community.”. View article...

House resolution condemns Ben Carson as transphobic

Among anti-LGBT policies enumerated in the House resolution is HUD's removal of guidance to homeless shelters on implementing its LGBT ... View article...

Council of Europe 'concerned' over Georgia's queer rights record

there still persist a number of serious, systemic shortcomings in law and practice concerning discrimination and hate crime, notably against LGBTI ... View article...

Most Slovaks oppose registered partnerships

As he continued, the Focus poll suggests that respondents consider the expansion of rights of LGBTI community in Slovakia to be second-tier, while ... View article...

'Nepal Police Cyber Bureau ready to address crime against sexual and gender minority'

Bureau Chief Bikash Shrestha and member of former Constituent Assembly and LGBTI rights activist Sunil Babu Pant were present on the occasion. View article...

Say Thank You to the UN for Standing Up for LGBTI People Everywhere

The LGBTI community faces increasing challenges around the world. Often the people who perpetuate discrimination and violence toward this ... View article...

What are the lyrics to the Australian national anthem, 'Advance Australia Fair'?

McCormick's 1878 lyrics have been widely criticised for failing to represent Australia's indigenous population, and for celebrating British colonisation. View article...

Search for identity shows the need for Indigenous recognition

During a recent road trip around Scotland I observed from afar as Australia debated constitutional recognition for its first people, while in Edinburgh I ... View article...

"I am proud rugby is at the forefront": Toomua on the significance of the Wallabies' indigenous jersey

Toomua's reflections on the third wearing of the Wallabies' indigenous ... Anglo and Indigenous heritages, and of an Australian society increasingly ... View article...

Advocates say WA is ripe for impact investing

Impact investing is yet to gain traction in Western Australia, but a new ... entire south-west, providing opportunities for Aboriginal impact investment. View article...

Western Australia rolls out lifesaving hotline to address Indigenous deaths in custody

State adopts royal commission recommendation requiring police who detain an Indigenous person to call the Aboriginal Legal Service. View article...

WA introduces Custody Notification Service for Indigenous people

The CNS central number will divert to the phone of a rostered Western Australia Aboriginal Legal Service solicitor, who will then undertake a welfare ... View article...

Hotline to save Indigenous lives in police custody

As of Wednesday, police are required to call the 24/7 hotline staffed by the Aboriginal Legal Service Western Australia (ALSWA) whenever an ... View article...

A new age of appreciation for First Nations visual arts

These Art Centres play a critical role in developing Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... The National Museum of Australia is to host and acquire the entire ... View article...

Botched census puts back Māori population count

Statistics New Zealand is delaying its estimate of Māori population because of the botched census. Just 68 percent of Māori completed their census ... View article...

MPI boosts Māori farm advisory plan

Launching the $12 million Māori Agribusiness Extension Programme or ... such programmes have long been a part of agriculture in New Zealand. View article...

Planning an ocean observation network

New Zealand's changing ocean environment has prompted the call to ... “The integration of Mātauranga Māori, New Zealand's science, technologies ... View article...

Become bi-culturally confident at work

One of the biggest barriers to non-Māori using te reo in the workplace is a ... It is important to have bi-cultural practices in New Zealand workplaces ... View article...

Captain Cook's legacy is complex, but whether white Australia likes it or not he is emblematic of ...

The British government has issued an oh-so-carefully worded expression of “regret” for the killing of Māori in Aotearoa, today's New Zealand, at the ... View article...

Heritage status granted to southern whare in Invercargill

Under the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act, Wāhi Tūpuna identifies places important to Māori for their ancestral and cultural significance. View article...

Britain voices 'remorse' for killing Maori 250 years in the past

British Excessive Commissioner Laura Clarke meets Maori leaders as New Zealand marks 1769 arrival of Captain James Cook dinner. View article...

Government Support for Euthanasia Bill Contradictory

Maori has increased to 169 this year up from 142 in the previous year and ... The taxpayers of New Zealand have got a right to ask why are we being ... View article...

Say Thank You to the UN for Standing Up for LGBTI People Everywhere

The LGBTI community faces increasing challenges around the world. Often the people who perpetuate discrimination and violence toward this ... View article...

New Speakers Added To Outstanding LGBTI+ Melbourne Forum In It Together

An array of new speakers have been named for this month's In It Together Forum which is now only ten days away. Leading the new announcements ... View article...

Estonians have become more tolerant of sexual minorities

The results were published in Eurobarometer's discrimination 2019 survey on The Social Acceptance of LGBTI people in the EU. While there has been ... View article...

Joint Statement on Moscow Mechanism report at HDIM 2019

... allegedly committed during January 2017 to November 2018 against LGBTI persons, human rights defenders, members of the independent media, ... View article...

Polish woman risks prison over 'LGBTI poster'

Polish woman risks prison over 'LGBTI poster' · Amnesty.org.uk 74d 1 tweets. She could be given two years inside. Peter Tatchell 74d ago. A Polish ... View article...

UN Refugee Chief praises Mexico's support for refugees

“The stories are terrible—of violence, extortion, gender-based violence, and violence against the LGBTI community,” Grandi said during a press ... View article...

Polish Police Protect Pride March Amid Anti-LGBT Crackdown

... their right to peaceful assembly, even if they are promoting unpopular positions (e.g., rights for LGBTI persons or those of a minority religion).”. View article...

Ghanaians fight 'satanic' sexuality education programme

... introduced into the curriculum will empower children to know about their sexuality and reproductive health issues, and has nothing to do with LGBTI. View article...

Western Australia rolls out lifesaving hotline to address Indigenous deaths in custody

State adopts royal commission recommendation requiring police who detain an Indigenous person to call the Aboriginal Legal Service. View article...

Kids charged over alleged crime spree

North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency chief executive and youth justice advocate Priscilla Atkins said the government needed to stay the course ... View article...

Paul Hogan and the myth of the white Aussie bloke

Australia was desperate for heroes, and the image of a strong, white, and healthy ... Simultaneously, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people fought (and ... As Australian life moved further away from idealised bloke, this man was ... View article...

Custody Notification Service now operational in Western Australia

A Custody Notification Service (CNS) which provides fundamental legal advice and a welfare check to all Aboriginal people taken into police custody ... View article...

Aged care stakeholders tell inquiry how to improve services

The Australian Association of Gerontology's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group and the Healing Foundation, a national ... View article...

8 ways to explore Uluru without climbing it

In fact, there are over a hundred experiences involving Australia's Red ... You'll also get to visit sacred Aboriginal sites, see Aboriginal rock art and get ... View article...

The Best Things to Do in Adelaide in October

Australia's largest celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, an underground music festival championing femme and non-binary artists, ... View article...

Aboriginal Entrepreneur Hub established to support indigenous startups

Aboriginal Entrepreneur Hub established to support indigenous startups ... in some of the regional parts of South Australia to Aboriginal Australians. View article...

Three-day Māori-led stroke conference begins for Waiariki whānau in Rotorua

Three-day Māori-led stroke conference begins for Waiariki whānau in ... This week is the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand's awareness week. View article...

Expected updates to Māori population statistics

Māori ethnic population estimates will next be updated when the 2018-base estimated resident population is published on 30 March 2020, Stats NZ ... View article...

Subnational estimates; Māori population

Stats NZ's existing Māori population estimates are produced using data from the 2013 Census, and changes to the population since then, including ... View article...

Hāpai te Hauora secures major research grant

The Health Research Council has awarded Hāpai te Hauora a Ngā Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant to explore whānau Māori experiences with an ... View article...

Scotland v Samoa: Why Kiwi wing Sean Maitland thought he'd blown a bonus point try

"I slid in for the second try and thought I'd dived too early to be honest," the former Crusaders and New Zealand Māori wing told reporters in Kobe. View article...

Britain expresses 'regret' for killing Maori 250 years ago

The British government is expressing “regret” that British explorers killed some of the first indigenous Maori they met ... View article...

Major investment in Maori agribusiness

"Extension programmes have long been a part of agriculture in New Zealand. It's a farmer-led, farmer-focused approach to working together to face ... View article...

Measles outbreak: Auckland hospitalisation rates quadrupled

... as are Māori (1.3 per 1,000 population) compared to NZ European/Other (0.3 ... Hospitalisation rate for Maori was 41 percent, and for Pacific was 37, ... View article...

Great British Bake Off star inundated with 'immense' love and positivity after receiving homophobic ...

Bansal appeared on the hit show in 2016, and came out publicly as gay last month. He is a proud Sikh and the anonymous letter writer claimed that ... View article...

Polish police stop protesters who disrupt gay pride parade

The event reflects the gay rights movement in Poland which has grown more vocal and met a backlash from social conservatives in the mostly Roman ... View article...

Trump Department of Justice writes letter in support of firing gay teachers

In a “highly unusual” move, the US Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest letter siding with an archbishop's decision to fire a gay ... View article...

“Gay, transgender youth at 'significantly higher risk' of suicide than heterosexual peers”

She pointed out that Sweden is among the most LGBT affirming nations in the world, yet, LGBT mental illness and suicide rates in Sweden are just as ... View article...

Troye Sivan Trolls Anti-Gay Bigot With Dedicated Show

The venue was named after a former tennis star who is famous for being anti-LGBTQ. Court has claimed that tennis is “full of lesbians,” compared gay ... View article...

Toronto mayor takes part in rally to support city's LGBTQ community

Umbrella-toting crowds rallied for unity in rainy Toronto on Saturday in response to an anti-LGBTQ group's march through the city's gay ... View article...

Star Wars Resistance features franchise's first gay couple, Disney producers confirm

A Star Wars animated series features the franchise's first openly gay couple, its producers have confirmed. The friendship between Orka and Flix, two ... View article...

Question of identity poses as big a threat to UK politics post-Brexit as it does in ...

I don't care very much whether we have same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Well, I do, to a degree. Inasmuch as a few of my gay friends would like ... View article...

Creating a Beautiful Future Together with Dutjahn Sandalwood Oils

More than fifteen years ago, ELC's Aveda brand developed a strategic relationship with the Kutkabubba Aboriginal Community of Western Australia to ... View article...

Remote work-for-dole scheme 'depends on having jobs worth doing'

The success or failure of Australia's remote work-for-the-dole scheme ... The nine Aboriginal communities of the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku launched a ... View article...

Cultural awareness program an Australian first

Australia's first universal workplace cultural awareness program that can be ... Aunty Munya Andrews, Aboriginal Elder and Co-Director of Evolve ... View article...

The First Nuclear Scientists

But according to Aboriginal model and actress Marlikka Perdrisat, Australia's First Nations people were alert to all of this thousands of years earlier:. View article...

It's black and white: racism in Australia is common and accepted

To even begin to understand the complexities of identity, connection and belonging when it comes to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, ... View article...

Calga Aboriginal Cultural Landscape gets state heritage listing

The announcement was made by NSW Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Heritage Don Harwin at the Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, located on the ... View article...

I'd rob to collect rent for stolen Aboriginal land'

After a traumatic childhood, Uncle Jack Charles fell into crime and addiction on his way to becoming one of Australia's most venerated actors. Yet his ... View article...

Are Aboriginal objects on land potentially a defect in title?

This question was discussed by the NSW Court of Appeal in Mehmet v Carter. And the short answer is: Yes, Aboriginal objects on land may be a ... View article...

What are the options for the Labour Government?

Deputy Prime Minister and New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters, Labour Party Deputy Leader and Minister of Crown-Māori Relations Kelvin ... View article...

Māori godesses, modern teens - Poutama Rites of Passage aims to empower young Māori women

Māori godesses, modern teens - Poutama Rites of Passage aims to ... to be revitalised in New Zealand because young people are already initiating ... View article...

TJ Perenara speaks to Express on whether New Zealand is ready for a gay All Black

In an exclusive interview with New Zealand's leading LGBTQIA+ publication Express magazine, the ... Notably, young Māori and Pasifika people. View article...

NZ economy resilient while Reserve Bank responds to change

The New Zealand economy has proved resilient through a period of ... Developing our Te Ao Māori strategy as an evolving and responsive way to ... View article...

Government launches Māori Agribusiness Extension programme

Extension programmes have long been a part of agriculture in New Zealand said O'Connor. "It's a farmer-led, farmer-focused approach to working ... View article...

Waikato University welcomes Sir Anand Satyanand onto campus

The "deep symbolism" of the pōwhiri is unique to New Zealand and reflects ... Waikato University has the highest proportion of Māori students of any ... View article...

Prison violence: Can we predict it before it happens?

While that represented just a fraction of New Zealand's total prison ... were affiliated with one – and around three-quarters of those identified as Māori. View article...

Māori boy: young Witi Ihimaera

In this extract from his new memoir, Witi Ihimaera remembers his apprenticeship as the first Māori writer to have his fiction published in New Zealand. View article...

'Nepal Police Cyber Bureau ready to address crime against sexual and gender minority'

Bureau Chief Bikash Shrestha and member of former Constituent Assembly and LGBTI rights activist Sunil Babu Pant were present on the occasion. View article...

A Comparative Analysis of the Socioeconomic Dimensions of LGBTI Exclusion in Serbia

The World Bank's research on LGBTI exclusion has been focused on addressing an environment of sparse data, as well as raising awareness about ... View article...

Mariela Castro banned from traveling to US

The Trump administration on Thursday announced the daughter of former Cuban President Raúl Castro who spearheads LGBTI issues can no longer ... View article...

Out For Australia announce 2019 30 Under 30 leaders of tomorrow

“I feel very humbled to be recognised by this award and hope to give back as much as I can to the LGBTI community who have given me so much,” ... View article...

Tiny turnout for SA sports LGBTI workshop

Five of South Australia's 70-plus sporting groups are attending an LGBTI inclusion workshop that will outline new national guidelines, angering ... View article...

Fears Religious Discrimination Bill will open schools to hate groups

“Public schools couldn't send a positive message to their students by refusing their facilities to anti-LGBTI or anti-women extremists.”. View article...

UCAA UG conducting a theological training for faith based leaders and LGBTI activists

UCAA UG conducting a theological training for faith based leaders and LGBTI activists. Universal Coalition of Affirming Africans Uganda (UCAA-UG), ... View article...

More cancellations for LGBTIQ rideshare app users, study finds

A US study has found that Uber and other rideshare app users who appear LGBTIQ are cancelled on by drivers more frequently than other ... View article...

What are the lyrics to the Australian national anthem, 'Advance Australia Fair'?

McCormick's 1878 lyrics have been widely criticised for failing to represent Australia's indigenous population, and for celebrating British colonisation. View article...

Experts turn to the healing power of horses to stem escalating suicide rates in Aboriginal youths

More than 80 Indigenous Australians have taken their lives this year, ... by adapting methods used by Australia's Equine Psychotherapy Institute and ... View article...

NITV and ABC Children's partner on live-action children's series

The live-action series focuses on a group of Indigenous children, who ... Screen Australia's Head of Content Sally Caplan said: “Screen Australia is ... View article...

One man's mission to craft culture in a rainforest hideaway

O'Meara said it was fulfilling to be able to help the unification of non-indigenous and indigenous, not just in Australia, but globally through his craft and ... View article...

Perth prepares to host World Indigenous Tourism Summit in 2020

Being held from 5th to 9th April next year, the World Indigenous Tourism Summit is expected to attract hundreds of delegates from around Australia ... View article...

Mum 'tricked' out of funeral money

Jade was one of four Aboriginal girls who died by suicide in the first week of 2019, sparking a national outcry over the sustained high rates of suicide ... View article...

Art Centre Manager - Tjarlirli Art

Desart is the not-for-profit peak industry body for over forty Central Australian Aboriginal Art Centres and the Tjarlirli Art Board of Directors has ... View article...

A 60000-year-old cure for depression

Australia's indigenous Aboriginal people have the oldest living culture on Earth. For around 60,000 years, their intricate understanding of ecology ... View article...

NZ economy resilient while Reserve Bank responds to change

The New Zealand economy has proved resilient through a period of ... Developing our Te Ao Māori strategy as an evolving and responsive way to ... View article...

Teacher wins national award for future-focused education

Her extensive work in te reo Māori and collaborative approach sharing new learnings with other educators has ... of incorporating Māori into the curriculum and says it's what excites her about the future of education in New Zealand. View article...

Māori versus settlers in the wrestling ring? Hell yes!

It has a pitch that fills a lot of underserved areas in the local TV market: New Zealand hasn't produced any action-oriented programming in years, we ... View article...

Jasmax and Haumi Partner for Cultural Design

Jasmax has entered into a partnership with leading Māori cultural ... eight years as the director of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. View article...

NZ tamariki receives $12.5 million funding for raft of new content

NZ tamariki receives $12.5 million funding for raft of new content ... New Zealand tamariki have much to be excited about, with just under $12.5 ... will teach kids some cool new dance moves in K-Pop Academy, and a Rautaki Māori ... View article...

Māori male death rate from ischaemic heart disease appears to climb

Data from the New Zealand Mortality Collection is for “all deaths” and 10 sub-categories: all cancer, assault, cerebrovascular disease, chronic lower ... View article...

How to turn Auckland's inner city streets into public spaces people can enjoy

Māori, New Zealand's first people, have also long thought of our shared ... To imagine new kinds of public space is to imagine new ways to enable ... View article...

A Tātau Kōrero: Craig Pearless

He is now back living in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa and completing his PhD on a topic close to his heart, the Māori Battalion. He has researched every battle, ... View article...

What have we achieved, where are the lacunae, and which good practices can we highlight?

The most affected by this situation are those who have always been the preferred targets of demagogues: Jews, Muslims, Roma, foreigners and LGBTI ... View article...

Right wing populism mobilising in New South Wales

... rural gun nuts, Islamophobes, greyhound racing advocates, climate change deniers, anti-LGBTI campaigners and everyone desiring to spew bigotry ... View article...