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Maori interest boosts apprentice nunbers

The number of women, Māori and Pasifika pursuing a career in trades on the increase. The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation ... View article...

Journal Evidencing Positive Transformation for Māori Releases Latest Issue

Te Whānau o Waipareira has released its third issue of a journal that evidences positive transformation for Māori and indigenous communities. View article...

Reform to support better outcomes for Māori learners and whānau

“Māori said they want to exercise more agency and authority over the education of Māori learners; they want to see their identity, language and culture ... View article...

ACT will campaign to restore school autonomy

“The single biggest thing Labour could have done to support Māori ... This is reflected in a 2018 Unicef report ranking New Zealand 33rd out of 38 ... View article...

Artists and scientists unite to ramp up climate response

What if Climate Change was Purple? is an exciting opportunity to draw on our unique kaupapa in New Zealand, with Maori knowledge, history, a no.8 ... View article...

Kapa haka competitions worth up to $20 million to take centre stage in Nelson

Kapa haka groups from around the country will be descending on Nelson for what's been described as "the biggest Māori event in the world". View article...

Maori TV chases rangatahi to Instagram

Māori Television has handed creative control of its new Instagram platform to a production team of young content producers, social media influencers ... View article...

Image released as inquiries into assault and robbery – Leppington

He is described as being of Maori/Pacific Islander in appearance, with a thin build and aged in his late teens. At the time of the offence he was wearing ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have advanced since the late-twentieth century. LGBT people in Australia are afforded protection from discrimination and are equally regarded as individuals who possess the same rights and responsibilities as others egaylity.org/au

How Cooking Provided A Lifeline for Aboriginal Youth

When we talk about the troubled youths of Australia, it's important to remember that indigenous youth are disproportionately affected by the ... View article...

The importance of leaving Uluru alone

A fact sheet from the Australian Government's Parks Australia section ... was ignoring of its ancient history and link to aboriginal tribes and culture.'. View article...

Doors open cultural insights

Now they have now been digitally replicated for display in Australia's overseas ... 'The doors are symbolic of the oral tradition of sharing Aboriginal ... View article...

Harper's Bazaar Australia defends December cover after criticism over lack of diversity

Harper's Bazaar Australia is defending the cover of its December issue after a backlash from angry fans. ... "Where are the aboriginal models? This is ... View article...

Sydney council set to ditch Australia Day celebrations

Australia Day celebrations in Sydney's inner west are set to be scrapped in favour of the Aboriginal festival Yabun under a council proposal aimed at a ... View article...

Something to smile about! Nicole Trunfio shows off her baby bump as she steps out in black jumpsuit

And on Saturday, Australian model Nicole Trunfio turned heads as she ... how she wants to raise their children with a keen sense of Aboriginal culture. View article...

Rottnest Island – Western Australia's holiday playground

The original inhabitants of Rottnest were the Whadjuk Noongar people, one of the largest Aboriginal cultural blocks in Australia. Their name for ... View article...

'Safety must come first in family law': Legal groups reject merger plan

... Women's Legal Services Australia, Community Legal Centres Australia and National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services urged the ... View article...

Mere Berryman wins Marsden grant to unpick colonisation by education

... to look into how the education system in New Zealand and in other colonised countries has overlooked Māori and Indigenous language and culture. View article...

Word limits for Māori translations on candidate profiles labelled 'institutional racism'

Strict word limits for Māori translations of local body election candidate profiles is a form of “institutional racism” ... Photo: New Zealand Government. View article...

Tuia 250 fleet calls in at NZ's earliest inhabited site

The Tuia 250 flotilla has started its visit to the Bay of Islands by paying respects to one of the earliest known sites where Māori settled after their long ... View article...

Ahead of next year's big vote, here's what we know about drugs in NZ

The report shows alcohol is still the most harmful drug in New Zealand. Methamphetamine use is an ongoing issue, and Māori continue to suffer ... View article...

Heart disease: Large international study confirms NZ research on genetics

Māori and Pacific Islanders were not excluded from the New Zealand cohorts, which were recruited from Christchurch and Auckland hospitals, ... View article...

Brian Flintoff, Master Carver of Maori Musical Instruments

In New Zealand, in 2010, he was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for his art. Flintoff humbly explains by phone how, as a non-Maori, serendipity ... View article...

Not only people with mental illness end their lives, says former coroner

Na Nagara said it was important to view New Zealand's suicide rate in its ... including a Maori advisory function to address high Maori suicide rates. View article...

Call for calm and a plan when it comes to Oranga Tamariki

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on both Maori and the Crown to “step back for a moment and start working on a plan to finally break the ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have advanced since the late-twentieth century. LGBT people in Australia are afforded protection from discrimination and are equally regarded as individuals who possess the same rights and responsibilities as others egaylity.org/au

An explorer's globe-trotting art collection finally sets sail

In 1979, he went on a trip to Australia, where he began buying the Aboriginal bark carvings and dot paintings known as “dreamings”, before they ... View article...

After Uluru, more Australian Aboriginal sites could close

Call it the Uluru effect. With the world-famous Aboriginal site now closed to climbing by tourists, other destinations in ... View article...

Amazing Activities To Be Done In Australia In 2020

More than just a walk, it is a spiritual journey into Palawa which is the oldest aboriginal culture here. This 20 miles guided walk will be lead by an Elder ... View article...

Booster shot for Indigenous Health

The Department of Health is set to inject $90 million into a program to support primary health care in Aboriginal communities across Australia. View article...

'The 7 Stages of Grieving': An original Aboriginal Australian one-woman show

One of my big bugaboos as a cultural historian and critic is originality. Today's spate of sequels, remakes and copycatting of content ... View article...

Remote Indigenous community wins decade-long health battle

The first remote South Australian dialysis clinic officially opened its doors ... Purple House is an Aboriginal community-controlled health service that ... View article...

Passing time with Uncle Jack Charles

Uncle Jack Charles is often acknowledged as the 'grandfather of Aboriginal theatre in Australia', and co-founded the first Aboriginal theatre company, ... View article...

Civil rights group slams Whittlesea Show in Victoria for awarding quilt depicting golliwogs from 24 ...

In 2016, Aboriginal activists slammed a chemist in Toowoomba, Queensland, for selling golliwog dolls, dubbing the town 'the most racist in Australia'. View article...

Ahead of next year's big vote, here's what we know about drugs in NZ

The report shows alcohol is still the most harmful drug in New Zealand. Methamphetamine use is an ongoing issue, and Māori continue to suffer ... View article...

National MP says benefit cuts could be good for Māori, strengthen whānau

National MP Joanne Hayes says some Maori could end up better off if their welfare payments were reduced - claims condemned by the Māori Council ... View article...

New Zealand public hearings highlight dark history of child abuse

Public hearings in New Zealand on abuse of ... Thousands of Maori people protested across New Zealand in July calling for ... View article...

How NZ's colonial government misused laws to crush non-violent dissent at Parihaka

This week, Māori in the Taranaki region remembered the “day of plunder” – the 1881 government invasion of Parihaka, the small settlement that had ... View article...

'Shut it down' - a call to close Oranga Tamariki

"I would prefer that we didn't have a state department anywhere near, particularly tamariki Māori. We have to accept, Māori have to accept that we will ... View article...

Mongrel Mob break-off chapter meets with Māori leaders to discuss becoming 'acceptable'

One member who welcomed community members and Māori leaders onto their patch was Sonny Fatupaito, who has led the Mongrel Mob Kingdom ... View article...

In New Zealand's Rotorua town, vents in the ground puffing out clouds of steam are a common sight

Te Puia, a centre for Maori cultural experiences in Whakarewarewa Geothermal valley, lies just three km from the town centre. It was established and ... View article...

'Māori for Māori' - radio host and youth worker Josh Te Kani wants to break the stereotype

Josh Te Kani has dreadlocks, tattoos - including a traditional tā moko pūhoro - and wears a whale bone necklace that's the size of his fist. They're ... View article...

Recap : Aboriginal Community

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Recap : Aboriginal Community

Recap : Māori | NZ

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Recap : Māori | NZ

Amazing Activities To Be Done In Australia In 2020

More than just a walk, it is a spiritual journey into Palawa which is the oldest aboriginal culture here. This 20 miles guided walk will be lead by an Elder ... View article...

Sydney Council Proposes To Scrap Australia Day Plans

Yabun is held on January 26, the same as Australia Day, and is 'the largest one day gathering and recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

Unemployed father-of-five down to his last $90 after being rejected for 1000 jobs takes to the side ...

As Mrs Pallett is an Aboriginal Australian, she can access the Indigenous Employment Program, which helps Aboriginal people secure work. View article...

Aboriginal remains to come home

Aboriginal remains to come home ... Several elders from across Australia will travel to Leipzig in Germany for an official handover of 42 ancestors' ... View article...

JT to star at 9th Aboriginal Economic Development Forum in Darwin

Rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston AM is among the high profile Indigenous Australians in Darwin this week to take part in the Northern ... View article...

Remote Aboriginal Community in SA runs out of drinking water

Residents of Scotdesco in South Australia say they've been without clean drinking water for days. They're urging the State Government to include ... View article...

PM awards dual winners of Australian Mental Health Prize

Ita Buttrose, Chair of the Australian Mental Health Prize Advisory Group said ... As Aboriginal people, we have some of the highest suicide rates in the ... View article...

$877 million: Annual Cost of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety in Australia

There are also different risk factors among fathers and partners, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Culturally and Linguistically ... View article...

Police launch strategy to reduce Māori re-offending by 25 percent

It's one of many targets set out in their new Māori strategy - Te Huringa o Te Tai - launched at Pipitea Marae in Wellington last night. Māori make up 51 ... View article...

How Shane Jones' fire is burning New Zealand's Indian community

Still, I would argue that these Kiwi-Indians have played a major role in shaping modern New Zealand – along with Māori, Pākehā and other ... View article...

I swapped a career in forensics for fashion and now I'm showing collections in London!

... felt like a dream," gushes Dot, the only New Zealand designer to feature. ... was recently awarded a Queen's Service Medal for services to Māori art). View article...

Emus spread their wings in NZ

The group of young men and women took part in various fixtures against New Zealand schools and teams, taking in the proud Maori culture in the ... View article...

'The Māori trouble' at Waitara: Revisiting the Taranaki wars and myths set in stone

In the opening scenes of NZ Wars: The Stories of Waitara, a young wahine methodically plants her kūmara crops in the fertile Taranaki soil, unaware ... View article...

Whāriki: new book on Māori community entrepreneurship

All are examples of Māori-owned business forging a distinctive identity in New Zealand's economic and social future. Based on a five-year research ... View article...

Māori carving to strengthen ties between Taranaki firefighters and iwi

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Maori liaison officer Hori Mana blows a pūtātara, a Māori shell trumpet, at a ceremony to unveil at carving at New ... View article...

Lessons from First Nations environmental land, water care

Maori have asserted their sovereign rights to forge agreements which grant the Whanganui River and the Te Urewera ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have advanced since the late-twentieth century. LGBT people in Australia are afforded protection from discrimination and are equally regarded as individuals who possess the same rights and responsibilities as others egaylity.org/au

Gammin Threads celebrates Indigenous women in Australia

Yorta Yorta, Taungurung, Boonwurrung and Mutti Mutti woman Tahnee Edwards was inspired to start Gammin Threads based on the 2018 NAIDOC ... View article...

Frail and elderly Aboriginal artists allegedly forced to paint to pay off debts

The collective wrote to the federal minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, and the South Australian premier, Steven Marshall, pleading for help ... View article...

Former Labor frontbencher says party 'needs a soul' and can't win on economy alone

Former Labor frontbencher Daryl Melham says Labor in this term must devote itself to dealing with unfinished business with Indigenous Australians, ... View article...

The land the NDIS forgot: the remote Indigenous communities losing the postcode lottery

McGinlay says the problem is that the scheme doesn't acknowledge that Indigenous Australians in remote communities have particular needs due to ... View article...

Ricky Gervais' Netflix Series used a fake indigenous painting - Does it matter?

In August, the Australian Government through IP Australia published the `Protection of Indigenous knowledge in the intellectual property system: ... View article...

Wyatt orders probe into claims of art exploitation

Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has ordered his department to urgently investigate claims that some of Australia's most successful ... View article...

After Uluru: Other Australian Aboriginal sites like Wollumbin Mount Warning could close too

With the world-famous Aboriginal site now closed to climbing by tourists, other destinations in Australia are considering similar tourist-reducing ... View article...

Australia's story: preserving Indigenous rock art in the Kimberley

The rock art painted by Aboriginal people thousands of years ago is a priceless national treasure that few Australians have seen, and whose ... View article...

Waikato researchers awarded $5.6m from Marsden Fund

... as a hallmark of excellence for researchers working in New Zealand. ... in New Zealand and in other colonised countries has overlooked Māori and ... View article...

Abuse in care inquiry: 'Colonisation is an inherently abusive process'

In New Zealand, Māori men make up 62 percent of the prison population and Māori women 64 percent. Mr Jackson said the common thread was they ... View article...

University of Auckland welcomes Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden

Why a gene variant specific to Māori and Pacific people increases blood pressure, understanding how colour-blind octopus are so exceptional at ... View article...

All-in-one transport app just one idea floated at Lightning Lab GovTech

Manawa – a tool service providers can use to accurately capture what matters to Māori so government can identify necessary steps to improve ... View article...

Local control of fishing rules have been upheld by Court of Appeal in Mōtītī case

A Māori trust says the decision to give local councils the right to set fishing regulations is the right one. The Court of Appeal today decided the Bay of ... View article...

St George boys head to NZ on trip of a lifetime

“They not only built friendships with others from Australia, but they made new connections with the Maori people.” Drawing 28-all against Tokora High ... View article...

New Zealand's migrant boom is good news for Māori. It empowers us

New Zealand's migrant boom is good news for Māori. It empowers us ... We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand.  View article...

What we can learn from Indigenous land management

In Aoetaroa / New Zealand, Maori have asserted their sovereign rights to forge agreements which grant the Whanganui River and the Te Urewera ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have advanced since the late-twentieth century. LGBT people in Australia are afforded protection from discrimination and are equally regarded as individuals who possess the same rights and responsibilities as others egaylity.org/au

Trans Tasman indigenous business links sought

Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta is keen for an indigenous cooperation arrangement covering Māori and Australian Aboriginal businesses ... View article...

One in three people with a mental illness develop symptoms before age 25. We need a stronger ...

... has highlighted the growing burden of mental illness in Australia. ... and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are more than twice as ... View article...

South Aust Aboriginal community runs dry

An Aboriginal community on South Australia's west coast has run dry and has called for help from the federal government to subsidise water carting ... View article...

New Quinkan rock art research in far north Queensland

“This project will provide data of national significance to assist our understanding of the nature of Aboriginal settlement in north-eastern Australia and ... View article...

How local elders are bringing Aboriginal perspectives into Sydney schools

... Aunty Maxine Ryan takes kids on hikes around Aboriginal landmarks, cooks traditional bush tucker with students and makes shell maps of Australia. View article...

Victorian Aboriginal voters have elected an Assembly to advance the treaty process. So what's next?

Throughout the process of colonisation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia have been killed and massacred in Frontier ... View article...

Aboriginal Health Practitioner

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 ... to improve the health and wellbeing of older Aboriginal Australians. 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 ... View article...

Britain hopeful of 'close relationship' with iwi following expression of regret over killing of Māori ...

Britain's High Commissioner to New Zealand has elaborated on the statement of regret made to Gisborne iwi over the first interaction between Māori ... View article...

People were told to follow the money but I followed the truth.

My recent book shows New Zealand is no different and, in my view, ... on New Zealand is about (I exclude significant sections in the chapter on Maori ... The fake liberals were very different from a traditional NZ labor party but few ... View article...

Local control of fishing rules upheld by Court of Appeal

Local control of fishing rules have been upheld by Court of Appeal in Mōtītī case. A Māori trust says the decision to give local councils the right to set ... View article...

What we can learn from Indigenous land management

In Aoetaroa / New Zealand, Maori have asserted their sovereign rights to forge agreements which grant the Whanganui River and the Te Urewera ... View article...

Occupied Ihumātao land could be granted highest heritage status

It also had high historic value as a site of early occupation by Māori, and strong significance linked to identity and belonging, especially for tangata ... View article...

Climate change action sought by Auckland's newest councillors

"I have received hundreds of reports with sub-standard comments under the heading 'Māori impacts'" she said. Both Dalton and Coom backed the ... View article...

Waka's dawn launch heralds new era for Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō

"Men, women, young, old, Māori and non Māori, it was good to have people from all over the top of the south." The waka's launch was part of a ... View article...

Smile Hitler! Anti-fascism satire Jojo Rabbit struggles with tone

Starring Taika Waititi. Rated PG. Certainly the best known Jewish-Maori filmmaker to come from the Antipodes, Taika Waititi moves from Thor: ... View article...

LGBT rights in Australia

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have advanced since the late-twentieth century. LGBT people in Australia are afforded protection from discrimination and are equally regarded as individuals who possess the same rights and responsibilities as others egaylity.org/au

One in three people with a mental illness develop symptoms before age 25. We need a stronger ...

... has highlighted the growing burden of mental illness in Australia. ... and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are more than twice as ... View article...

Ken Wyatt juggles identity and politics

Wyatt, minister for Indigenous Australians, aspires to deliver constitutional recognition of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in this term, ... View article...

Ken Wyatt juggles identity and politics in bid to land legislated voice for Indigenous people

Mr Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Australians, aspires to deliver constitutional recognition of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in this ... View article...

Bowie video inspires First Nations deep listening experience

“The reason that I'm riffing on this film clip is that it's possibility the first time that Aboriginality or Australian Indigenous culture intercepts with global ... View article...

Perth Festival dedicates first week exclusively to First Nations

In a powerful statement about the central place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and artists in contemporary Australian culture, the Artistic ... View article...