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Glamping waits for no man in the Top End

Australia offers some of the best glamping in the world, thanks to our ability ... At 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu is Australia's largest land-based ... but was raised by her father and an Aboriginal woman after her birth mother left. View article...

Putting health equity at heart of universal coverage—the need for national programmes of action

In Peru, mortality among indigenous children under 5 years is over three times .... Australia's National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health plan ... View article...

Chance discovery puts Aboriginal sites back on the map

... flowering of indigenous language revitalisation across the country,” Professor Karskens, who researches Australian colonial history at the University ... View article...

An Oasis of Hope in the Australian Outback

Balgo, Western Australia, a remote Aboriginal community, located in the south-east Kimberley approximately 1100 miles NE of Perth and 560 miles ... View article...

Hundreds visit to Australia's Uluru for last ever climb atop the sacred monolith

Hundreds of tourists flocked to Uluru Friday for one last chance to scale the sacred red monolith ahead of a climbing ban long-sought by Aboriginal ... View article...

What a white man learned from Aboriginal Australia

I arrived in Australia's Top End against the backdrop of 'The Northern Territory Emergency Response'. Or, as it would come to be known: 'The ... View article...

The scars of the Pinjarra massacre still linger 185 years after one of WA's bloodiest days

Almost two centuries on, many families in Western Australia's south-west ... Numbers vary over how many Aboriginal men, women and children lost ... View article...

'We want to see change': Calls for national commissioner for Indigenous children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are 17 ... “Victoria and South Australia have established state commissioners that ... View article...

Hundreds of Whanganui locals march against high homicide numbers

"People still think that it's just a Maori issue, but it's not, everyone is affected by violence but when you fix the issues with us, then we fix the issues with ... View article...

We'll be watching the police's new armed response units very, very closely

In 2015, Commissioner Mike Bush admitted there was a bias among police against Māori and that they needed to work hard to address the issue. View article...

Pākehā New Zealanders reflect on their colonial past and future ...

The decision proved controversial, particularly among Māori who have suffered under colonisation. After 250 years, Māori make up more than half of ... View article...

Former Te Karere reporter becomes Whakatāne councillor on coin toss

Political commentator Tau Henare said, "It's been good and more power to the the Maori community to say, 'hey we're here and we're part of the ... View article...

Waikato country school which taught militia children celebrates 150 years

Before them, the hill was a pā site of Ngāti Apakura, but the 1863 Confiscation Act banished Māori from their land south of the Puniu River. Militia from ... View article...

Call to mark Centenary of Women's Parliamentary Rights in NZ

Iriaka Ratana was New Zealand's first Maori woman MP. “Hilda Ross and Iriaka Ratana were not only inspirational leaders, they were remarkable for ... View article...

Police officers share their tattoo stories

“In our role as Maori police officers, we bring everything to our mahi. It's not just about our reo (language), it's about everything that encompasses ... View article...

Passing of Parihaka Reconcilliation Bill as politically, socially significant as it gets

Generations of Maori leaders and, for the most part, well-meaning politicians have struggled to make sense of an ugly and brutal confrontation ... View article...

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Recap : Aboriginal Community

Recap : Māori | NZ

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Recap : Māori | NZ

Costa Rica campaign seeks to bolster marriage equality support

Sí, Acepto (“Yes I accept” in Spanish) formally launched in August and includes ads that feature LGBTI Costa Ricans' relatives, friends and teammates. View article...

Census questions about sexual preferences and gender identity are scrapped by ABS

Labor senator Jenny McAllister and shadow assistant treasurer Stephen Jones said the revelation was reminder of LGBTI Australians being 'ignored' ... View article...

Cody Simpson's Mom loves Miley Cyrus and gave a green signal?? Is that the sign of wedding ...

LGBTI community took her words in the wrong way. Cyrus had to issue a statement clarifying her thoughts about her previous statement. The singer ... View article...

“We're running out of time” on Religious Discrimination Bill

A draft Religious Discrimination Bill was released in August and was criticised by activists for allowing discrimination against LGBTI people on the ... View article...

Cherabin commercial farming by traditional owners in WA's far north to be an Australian first

Indigenous Australians have been fishing and eating giant freshwater prawns from creeks across the Top End for thousands of years. View article...

Inside the working farm that inspired the father of Australian colonial art, John Glover

Glover painted Aboriginal people into his artwork, even though they had been forced from the area by the time he claimed a land grant in 1831. View article...

The stolen generations never ended – they just morphed into child protection

The cost of late intervention for Indigenous children hurts Australian ... In 2014 when the then commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People ... View article...

Preschool kids lobby to fly Aboriginal flag on Harbour Bridge

But Australia's leading child psychologist says it's “totally unacceptable”. The pre-school students at Kelly's Place Children's Centre in Crows Nest ... View article...

Coalition of Peaks hosts national stakeholders at Closing Gap meeting in Canberra

The Coalition of Aboriginal and TorresStrait Islander Community Controlled Peak ... ProfessorIan Anderson, Deputy CEO of the National Indigenous Australians ... It is critical that Aboriginal andTorres Strait Islander people across the ... View article...

Illinois State Museum Returns Artifacts To Australian Indigenous Tribes

The project, led by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, exists to return cultural heritage material, Simpson said. View article...

Severe specialist shortage leaves thousands of Aboriginal children at risk of hearing loss

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's (AIHW) NT hearing health ... on average it affects 12 per cent of people in Aboriginal communities. View article...

Why these Australians flocked to climb the rock

Uluru climb closure 2019: Why these Australians flocked to climb the rock ... "Most people are actually here out of some sort of respect for Aboriginal ... View article...

Auckland Harbour Bridge evokes blue water for our voyagers

Many of the waka of the Māori migration sailed into Waitematā. "The portrayal of waka arriving into the City of Sails is a great way to connect the ... View article...

Father Gregory Boyle says compassion is the best approach to gangs

White, who works with his wider whānau and iwi on social initiatives, says it is important Māori continue to help lead the change in gang culture. View article...

Cops with guns will make us less safe

Those differences in rates of exposure to police are also what Māori and Pasifika experience in New Zealand, where Māori are almost eight times ... View article...

Digital platform to ease access of te reo Māori for 21st century conversations

New Zealanders could soon be saying 'kia ora' to their smartphone voice assistants, like Siri and Alexa, thanks to new funding from the government. View article...

Showdown in New Zealand: National Party Opposes Gun Registration

From 200 years ago to the 1990s, it was dominated by farmers and hunters. New Zealand has a proud tradition of military prowess on both the Maori ... View article...

Seven steps to te reo Māori success

The study, led by Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan and funded by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, looked at the success of Air New Zealand, Microsoft, ... View article...

There's a long history of Jews playing Nazis on screen

This story originally appeared on Kveller. Taika Waititi's satirical film “Jojo Rabbit” is finally out! Set in Nazi Germany, the Jewish Maori director ... View article...

Māori tīkanga at the helm under new prison strategy

The new head of Māori in Corrections says the focus of prison needs to shift from punishing people to showing them respect, and helping them ... View article...

Hungary Cooperates With Russia On Anti-LGBTI Issues

Russia's international fight against LGBTI-rights is an inherent part of their strategy to undermine the European Union's liberal democracy. View article...

Medical stigmatisation of LGBTIQ people: An interview with Dr Sameera Jahagirdar

... entitled “Ending Discrimination and Expanding Access to Inclusive and Stigma-free Services for LGBTI Communities in India: A Four-state Initiative”. View article...

Taiwan and EU to hold first joint LGBTI talks in Taipei

Taiwan has teamed up with the European Union to hold talks on LGBTI and human rights issues in Taipei beginning on ... View article...

"None of the core UN treaties contain language on LGBTI rights, but ...

None of the core UN treaties contain language on LGBTI rights, but proactive interpretation and application by treaty bodies has had positive local ... View article...

Immerse yourself in the art of Tarnanthi

... paintings and prints from artists from around 50 Aboriginal arts centres. ... reimagining Australia's bank notes with portraits of Indigenous Australians ... View article...

Can weather increase your chances of getting pneumonia?

Dr Oyelola Adegboye from James Cook University's Australian Institute of ... been little research on pneumonia attributable to weather effects in Australia. ... Similarly, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander group studied showed a ... View article...

Funding plea to prevent suicide

Senior officers from local and national Aboriginal organisations say Yamaji people from the Murchison and Gascoyne have the nation's highest ... View article...

Deep history study is world-first endeavour

“I always felt frustrated that the history I wrote and everyone in the field of Aboriginal history wrote began in 1770 or 1788,” said Professor McGrath, ... View article...

What Aboriginal survivors of child sexual abuse told researchers they need

There are an estimated 60,000 survivors of institutional child sexual abuse in Australia. Based on the private sessions held as part of the Royal ... View article...

Western Australia aims to reduce amputation rates and improve patient care with state-wide ...

Type 2 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australia, and Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander Australians with diabetes are 38 times ... View article...

Acknowledging Hi Bagot Road Flag Poles Tender Awarded

For Indigenous Australians the Aboriginal flag has a very importantpolitical and legal status and is an important symbol. Flying it on such a busy ... View article...

Psychological distress spurs call for action

A higher proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people also ... in our current cohort of youth, a finding that is not unique to Australia. View article...

School choir surprises philanthropist Mary Earle for her 90th birthday celebrations

The children performed a selection of tunes, including a karakia, Happy Birthday in Māori and their own take on novelty rock'n'roll number Splish ... View article...

Councillor who said Treaty should be burned banned from iwi talks

... interest which seems to me would disqualify him from any participation in any council business that has to do with Māori interests because the whole ... View article... - 

A home for indigenous scholarship

A 2014 report by the New Zealand Ministry of Education on outcomes of tertiary education for Maori graduates found that the earnings premium for ... View article...

Rural communities advise researchers on diagnosing lung cancer early, initially targeting Māori

Apps and social media campaigns are being produced as researchers and Māori communities work to find out what interventions will help to enable ... View article...

House Of Shem on tour in honour of their papa

The band seamlessly fuses traditional and contemporary styles to create an authentic blend of reggae, embodying the sounds of Māori, Polynesian, ... View article...

Te Hiku Media awarded $13 million for language platform

The tools will enable applications to be built that will ensure all New Zealanders can use te reo Māori when engaging with their digital devices. View article...

Drawn straight into the heart of the matter

On the left, a noble Maori from a different age and opposite, in ubiquitous ... As stated in the programme, “Many Maori feel lost both within their own ... View article...

Election's results are disappointing

Diversity with Maori represented, more women elected and an interesting mix of cultures and ages able to offer an interesting perspective. In hindsight ... View article...

Why The Supreme Court is Arguing About LGBT Workplace Rights

According to a report by the national LGBT Workers Center, there are 11 million LGBT+ people in the United States, 88% of which are currently ... View article...

Now they're going after chicken restaurants

LGBT charity Reading Pride, which has been protesting outside the premises, said in a statement: 'We respect everyone's freedom to eat where they ... View article...

Cardiff University now offers LGBT+ accommodation for first year students

For the first time this year, LGBT+ students at Cardiff University were able to choose to live in an exclusively LGBT+ flat. Cardiff University is among ... View article...

“Dois” is a LGBTI Webseries in crowdfunding

Dois” is a Portuguese project, a LGBTI webséries in crowdfunding. Which needs your help to fly high and spread its story. It will tell the story of two ... View article...

Some basic rights still a struggle for LGBTI in Nepal

Esan Regmi who identifies himself as an intersex person was not allowed to give his master's exams at Kailali Multiple Campus . View article...

Western Australia needs a new organisation to promote LGBTIQ+ rights

Over the years we've had a variety of organisations that speak up for LGBTI rights come and go. In the past Pride WA was a voice for our community, ... View article...

Cody Simpson opens up about relationship with Miley Cyrus

Following a backlash from the LGBTI community, Cyrus today issued a follow-up statement, declaring that it has “always been my priority to protect the ... View article...

ILGA-Europe's tweet - We invite all LGBTI groups and organisations to participate ...

 We invite all LGBTI groups and organisations to participate in our new survey to better understand how communications are currently ... View article...

Business schools urged to practice what they preach on sustainability goals

In Australia, the UniSA Business School has participated in a “Reconciliation Action Plan” designed to improve relations with Aboriginal peoples. View article...

Coalition of Peaks talking about Closing Gap today in Sydney today

Closing the gapin life outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... so we want to ensure that we engagecommunities around Australia in the ... View article...

A celebration of First Nations dance

... over Australia converge on the Sydney Opera House forecourt for a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance, language and culture ... View article...

We have compiled a list of the 10 best Australian bands since 2000

Thus we list the top 10 most influential Australian bands since 2000. ..... of Indigenous Australians and the most commercially successful Aboriginal ... View article...

'My mob is telling their story and it makes me feel good': here's what Aboriginal survivors of child ...

Not all Aboriginal survivors will seek counselling for past traumas. ... in various locations around Australia, including prisons, and Red Dust healing for ... View article...

Creating a legacy and Aborginal-led solutions for impact

The legacy of the Aboriginal cowboys and cowgirls in remote Australia is strongly linked with the freedom of Aboriginal people and communities to find ... View article...

Labor pushes for climate emergency motion to pass House – politics live

Aboriginal Hostels Limited moved 40 new positions; The Australian space ... Australia's new top cop has personally apologised to refugee footballer ... View article...

Tensions mount as 'entitled' tourists flood to Uluru to beat climbing ban

Aboriginal Australians regard the rock as sacred and for decades have called for tourists to stop setting foot on its slopes. It is estimated around 1,000 ... View article...

Drawn straight into the heart of the matter

On the left, a noble Maori from a different age and opposite, in ubiquitous ... As stated in the programme, “Many Maori feel lost both within their own ... View article...

'Jojo Rabbit' review: Taika Waititi's World War II tale in need of more bite

In Taika Waititi's new film, “Jojo Rabbit,” billed as an “anti-hate satire,” the Maori-Jewish New Zealand filmmaker himself plays Adolf Hitler. But that ... View article...

Land of the Long White Cloud: Pākehā New Zealanders reflect on their colonial past and future ...

So those outcomes for Māori are actually at the hand of us. ... has also raised the lack of Māori representation in local body politics in New Zealand as ... View article...

Captain Cook and my own voyage of discovery

The apology was nothing to do with the New Zealand Government. The relatives of the Māori involved approved, and many of us thought it a nice, ... View article...

Diversity the heart of the University of Auckland's future

... number of Pacific students studying for degrees anywhere in New Zealand. ... In addition, Tuākana is a University-wide Māori and Pacific student ... View article...

Paying For Our Pakeha “Guilt” and “Privilege”

Originally pitched to NZ On Air (the series' principal funder) under the ... The brute facts of New Zealand history suggest that if its blame Maori and ... View article...

Great support for country's first language

Almost 100 years ago Sir Apirana Ngata urged Maori to hold on to our culture ... New Zealand is the turangawaewae, the home of the Maori language. View article...

Wahine voice to fore in new stop smoking guidelines

Maori public health agency Hapai Te Hauora is welcoming the release of new good practice guidelines for stop smoking services,. Tobacco control ... View article...

Montreal loses bid to host World Pride, vows to apply again

Sydney, Australia will host World Pride in 2023, the International Association of LGBTI Pride Organizers announced Sunday. In a statement, Montreal ... View article...

American anti-LGBTI preacher condemns Kiwis after being denied entry to New Zealand

An American preacher known for his hateful stance against LGBTI people has been refused entry to New Zealand on character grounds. View article...

LGBTI+ businesses to know about this pride month in SA

While many might be juggling their allegiance between Ocsober and Ocsoze, this also happens to be the official pride month in South Africa. View article...

Big setback for same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

“LGBTI communities in Hong Kong … cannot acquire the same status and recognition, and access the same rights, as opposite-sex couples due to ... View article...

The Proper Way to Welcome the People Destroying the World

Australia's first mining millionaires were Melbourne-based. .... from the Mirrar Aboriginal people (the traditional custodians of Australia's northernmost ... View article...

Behind the kava craze: Fiji's world-famous plant putting people to sleep

In Australia, imports of the substance have been restricted since 2007 because the substance was being abused by indigenous communities after its ... View article...

Archaeologists look below the ocean surface in Dampier Archipelago for signs of ancient life

Archaeologists in the north-west of Western Australia are conducting a dig ... walked across, [and] lived in by Aboriginal people," Dr Benjamin said. View article...

Indigenous Australia Holds A Key To A Gentler Future

As we once again vacillate over the vexed question of Indigenous recognition, Australia's multicultural society and house-of-cards economy are ... View article...

Funding plea to prevent suicide

Senior officers from local and national Aboriginal organisations say Yamaji people from the Murchison and Gascoyne have the nation's highest ... View article...

Don't silence our Voice, minister: Uluru leaders condemn backward step

We were conscious of ensuring any proposal aligned with Australia's ... lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who want to be active, ... View article...

Creating a legacy and Aborginal-led solutions for impact

The legacy of the Aboriginal cowboys and cowgirls in remote Australia is strongly linked with the freedom of Aboriginal people and communities to find ... View article...

I'm often labelled as an 'Aboriginal writer' but I'm more than a category

In being labelled an Aboriginal writer, I feel as if I'm removed from the writing ... In an article about the Australian bird of the year 2017 poll, Karen Wyld ... View article...

Business schools urged to practice what they preach on sustainability goals

In Australia, the UniSA Business School has participated in a “Reconciliation Action Plan” designed to improve relations with Aboriginal peoples. View article...

Ngāi Tahu responds to vocational education legislation

“This has resulted in Māori being channelled towards low-skill, low-pay menial jobs that do not ultimately lead to improved whānau wellbeing. View article...

Top honour for scientist behind breakthroughs in the care of newborns

Harwood is a doctor at a busy general practice and an inspirational leader and teacher in hauora Māori, yet she has still managed to find the time to ... View article...

Armed police patrols will cause American-style shootings

The group says the plan ignores the fact that violence against police is at a historical low, and that the rates of police violence against Māori have been ... View article...

South Auckland GP recognised for contribution to Māori health

The award seeks to recognise her leadership and contribution to Māori health, and to win was a “wonderful feeling”, she says. As a young girl she was ... View article...

Māori topics lead tauira into research

The winner of a major prize for research says universities can do more to increase curricula on Māori topics of interest that Māori undergraduate and ... View article...