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Prince Charles and Camilla touch noses with Maori group in New Zealand

and Camilla kicked off another day in New Zealand with a full Maori welcome on the grounds of Auckland's Government House. The Prince of Wales ... View article...

Rotorua mountain biker Tuhoto-Ariki Pene caps off stellar year with Māori sports award

Every year Māori sports stars from around New Zealand take on the world and at the weekend they were celebrated at the 2019 Māori Sports Awards ... View article...

$5m project to begin building NZ's first 'gene bank'

A collaboration with iwi, the Genomics Aotearoa Rakeiora programme is also taking aim at major health inequities that still leave Māori and Pacific ... View article...

What's happened since the damning Waitangi Tribunal report on Māori health?

"There has to be a full restructuring of the health industry in New Zealand. Māori for Māori by Māori is going to be the answer, mana motuhake," he ... View article...

Labour finds its happy space

The unionist, Tane Phillips, is Maori Vice President of the Party and ... Ministers and the Government as a whole to project itself out to New Zealand. View article...

Frustrations rising over Pasifika health inequities

Pacific people in New Zealand die almost a decade younger than non-Pacific, non-Māori people. They develop type 2 diabetes younger and at a ... View article...

Moana Research and Hāpai Te Hauora announce new MoU

"As SUDI disproportionately impacts Māori and Pacific nations, it is important that we continue to collectivise as Indigenous people to address the ... View article...

Wānangatia te wahakura in Rotorua

"Wahakura are the only safe sleeping space which are made of natural resources and crafted using Māori ancestral weaving methods. View article...

The Kiwi debate queen making history and championing te reo Maori

And the 24-year-old, who is working towards a conjoint degree in law and Maori Studies, is stamping her own mark after recently making history by ... View article...

Mike Hosking: There was no mood to change Crusaders name

So the branding changes, and in yet another sign of the times it comes with the obligatory Maori statement. So in totality it has less to do with sport or ... View article...

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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

Moffatt's short films now available to stream

"Nice Coloured Girls" features condescending accounts from the first white sailors about their encounters with Aboriginal Australians — in particular, ... View article...

Healthcare boom good news for Cairns nursing student pursuing diversity in healthcare

 of an expected boom in Australian healthcare has come as a relief to a Cairns nursing student entering the field with a noble goal. ... with health, in that there's a lot of chronic health issues affecting Aboriginal people,” he said. View article...

Scientists solve mystery of how prehistoric beasts became extinct

For several thousand years, the first ancestors of Aboriginal Australians in NSW lived alongside megafauna, including 7m-long lizards, and kangaroos ... View article...

Lefties' wishful thinking makes Santa Claus seem believable

They are now also imbued with the notion that Aboriginal Australians and all their descendants, indeed anyone who believes they may have a hint of ... View article...

Ben Simmons takes shot as movie mogul with documentary about racism in Australia

... Australian Dream,” which , is about Australian Football League star in the league, on the field, and growing up as an Australian born to an Aboriginal ... View article...

Award-winning Indigenous aged care program looks set to close over $1.5m funding battle

An award-winning pilot program that keeps older Aboriginal people living at ... currently exist that prevent Aboriginal people from seeking aged care. ... the further rollout of aged care services to Indigenous people around Australia. View article...

$700million Aboriginal compensation claim will rely on the same legal argument used in ...

A $700million Aboriginal compensation claim over a Northern Territory ... for us to settle with the Commonwealth,' Dr Yunupingu told The Australian. View article...

Aboriginal nation files €176bn claim for lost rights to land

The Noongar nation, from Western Australia, said yesterday it was pursuing the payout - just under a quarter of Australia's annual GDP -for "spiritual ... View article...

$5m project to begin building NZ's first 'gene bank'

A collaboration with iwi, the Genomics Aotearoa Rakeiora programme is also taking aim at major health inequities that still leave Māori and Pacific ... View article...

Māori Council defends its role at national hui, aims to strengthen position within Government

Hosting the Children's Minister today the council acknowledged it's lost ground as a voice for Māori but is pushing to strengthen its position with the ... View article...

Local Māori artists honoured at Te Waka Toi awards

A number of local Māori artists have been recognised at this year's Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua tonight. Among those recognised was the late ... View article...

Whanganui slowly learning to move forward after nine homicides in two years

Pākaitore​ is familiar with the sound of protest. Most famous for the 79-day occupation of 1995, when local Māori highlighted unresolved issues dating ... View article...

The firebrand: meet the new man at the helm of the Māori Council

They have a storied history, from Waitangi Tribunal triumphs to bitter infighting, but the current NZ Māori Council are reinvigorated and ready to make ... View article...

adidas unveils Investec super rugby home jerseys ahead of the 2020 season

The Chiefs design has been inspired by the Maori Gods as the players set out to battle the opposition. The jersey seeks to remind all its players that ... View article...

Te Ara Tika Guidelines for Maori Research Ethics

This document outlines a framework for addressing Māori ethical issues within the context of decision-making by ethics committee members. View article...

Rennie hailed as a trailblazer for Maori/Pacific Island coaches

NZ Maori and Bay of Plenty coach Clayton McMillan says the appointment of Dave Rennie as Wallabies coach "is making a few people nervous" in ... View article...

NZ anniversary: New Zealand divided over Cook's landing

But New Zealand – or Aotearoa in Maori – had been populated by the Maori people for several hundred years. Some say this milestone should not be ... View article...

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Recap : Māori | NZ

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Recap : Māori | NZ

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

Nine of Sydney's best Christmas markets for gifts, sips and snacks in 2019

Feast your way through the heart of Australia at the Blak Markets' first-ever ... As well as authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander food, expect ... View article...

Breaking the domestic violence cycle

According to SAC chief executive Asha Bhat, Aboriginal women are 34 ... more likely to be killed than other Australians as a result of violent assault. View article...

We throw children as young as 10 in jail. It's time to lift the age of criminal responsibility

When a 12-year-old Aboriginal boy addressed the United Nations Human ... Dujuan is giving a voice to a national tragedy that many Australians are ... View article...

Researchers believe the cashless welfare card is leading to a population exodus

Towns in South Australia lost up to 2.2 per cent of their populations. ... The report says the trial sites targeted Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders ... View article...

RAAF launches new Indigenous strategies

Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel Darren Chester has announced the launch of the Royal Australian Air Force's Aboriginal and Torres ... View article...

Australia's Mungo National Park Takes Visitors Back More Than 40000 Years

... long, the discovery was testament that aboriginal Australians are the second oldest species of man still living today, next to their African equivalents. View article...

A community acting against family violence

One Aboriginal community has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people, prioritising the voices of Australia's First Nations ... View article...

NSW Governor and ANU Vice-Chancellor drop in ahead of Twofold's 40th birthday

Now Twofold Aboriginal Corporation is a powerhouse of care, jobs and ... who was the first female judge appointed to the Federal Court of Australia, ... View article...

Captain Root has the backing of everybody, says Stokes

Stokes, who has New Zealand and Maori heritage, described the incident as "pretty horrific" but said the country was better represented by those who ... View article...

Youth Maori Council Announced - a voice for our young people

The New Zealand Maori Council will move to build and empower a new generation of Rangatahi with the establishment of a Rangatahi New Zealand ... View article...

How grim is grim? What future looks like for Māori academics

“Māori academics often feel exploited for their perceived cultural knowledge in the university system. For instance, I won't do karakia and I won't bless ... View article...

Major milestone for Whanau Waipareira

... back office support services to an indigenous population in New Zealand. ... In regard to a regional presence with our Iwi and Urban Maori collective ... View article...

What the future looks like for Māori academics

“Ultimately we would like to see more Māori academics in professorial roles in New Zealand universities and that will encourage Māori to see ... View article...

Air New Zealand praised for speaking Te Reo Māori to 'racist' woman

Air New Zealand is being celebrated for speaking Te Reo Māori to a woman who appeared to take offence at use of the language. Her responses are ... View article...

British celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies, aged 59

Kaipara, who also presents Te Karere, has previously worked for Māori ... world when a DNA test came back showing she was “100 per cent Māori”. View article...

England must halt overseas slide as Joe Root's men need a quick fix in the second Test against ...

The Maori regard the Waikato that flows through this part of New Zealand as a source of inspiration, so it may be no bad thing that England's cricketers ... 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

Major corruption scandal sparks WA public sector reform

The Western Australian government has announced immediate public sector ... The treasurer recently told The Australian Indigenous members of the ... View article...

NGV architecture commission a celebration of Indigenous infrastructure

... built forms and smoking trees – that has been happening for thousands of years and still exists in Australia,” said Scarce, an Indigenous artist. View article...

Increased support for Indigenous diabetics

Indigenous Australians experience diabetes at a rate three times that of non-Indigenous Australians. Diabetes hospitalisations and deaths are more ... View article...

Mātauranga Māori could help with climate issues action seminar told

Indigenous legends may help to tackle climate change issues. Dr Dan Hikuroa's words were heard at Hawke's Bay's Climate Action seminar The ... View article...

Funding to prevent lower limb amputations

“Indigenous Australians are almost four times more likely to develop ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with diabetes are three times as likely to ... View article...

Big knowledge needed to help answer big questions when managing Country

Indigenous Ecological Knowledge, on the other hand, “is a shared ... Early research suggests that Indigenous Australians may have introduced Black ... View article...

SA prison guards seek coroner's removal from inquest into Indigenous death in custody

Nineteen South Australian prison guards are attempting to have a coroner removed from investigating the death in custody of an Indigenous man after ... View article...

That is the story that has performed out around the globe'

Her harrowing story of systematic abuse in opposition to girls and indigenous individuals in Australia is a bloody, bruising and totally unrelenting ... View article...

Discover the tourist treasures of New Zealand

The history of New Zealand dates back approximately 700 years to when it was ... We were riveted by a display of local customs, particularly the Maori ... View article...

The bay where Māori and Pākehā cultural traditions overlapped

In Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World: New Zealand Archaeology 1769-1860, archaeologist Ian Smith tells the story of adaptation, change and ... View article...

8 Scott Ave in Ōwhata engages Rotorua community

"If we look at our local Māori culture, we start with our singing township. It's well known for its performance, kapa haka. In terms of Māori theatre we're ... View article...

Government opens Suicide Prevention Office and commits $12m to Māori and Pacific suicide ...

Government opens Suicide Prevention Office and commits $12m to Māori and ... "Last year 685 New Zealanders are believed to have taken their lives ... View article...

Government opens Suicide Prevention Office

"We know Māori and Pacific are over-represented in suicide statistics and we need to find and support new community responses that will help ... View article...

Hawke's Bay DHB in triage over board appointments

Māori banker Shayne Walker was tipped to replace outgoing chair Kevin Atkinson, but concerns about his lack of governance experience meant he ... View article...

Hone Harawira calls for 'something radical' to happen in quest for smoke-free, vape-free New ...

"It's a health issue that impacts Maori hugely and New Zealanders across the board," he said. On Tuesday, VTANZ announced its support for over 60 ... View article...

National's law and order policy a vote winner

Winston Peters and gang members voting is New Zealand First's. ... The police put out their new policy on dealing with Maori re-offending the other ... 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

Jetstar to help Indigenous Literacy Foundation reach more remote Australian communities in 2020

Jetstar announced the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) as the latest recipient of a $30,000 Flying Start grant. The grant will help the ... View article...

Study finds Indigenous culture boosts children's outcomes

The research, published in the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, analysed data from Australia's Longitudinal Study of Indigenous ... View article...

Radio telescope spots 27 previously unknown supernova remnants

“It's the remains of a star that died less than 9,000 years ago, meaning the explosion could have been visible to Indigenous people across Australia at ... View article...

Canadian court begins hearing on compensating indigenous children

Canada's Federal Court on Monday began a hearing on a federal government request to push a pause on orders from ... View article...

Top Must-Buy Items from Australia

Therefor, Australian wines are certainly one of the best-buy items not just for the ... The use of emu oil comes from the Aboriginal culture of Australia. View article...

The Australian series Cleverman was a proto-Watchmen

Cleverman is set in a near-future Australia, in which a new Aboriginal group, the Hairypeople, has recently come out of seclusion. The Hairypeople are ... View article...

Mental health, environment top concerns for young Australians

When asked about the most important issues in Australia, mental health ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth ranked mental health, alcohol ... View article...

Powerful moment two Indigenous women holding an Aboriginal flag perform a 'cleansing' dance on ...

Stunning footage has emerged of Indigenous women holding an Aboriginal ... The event saw hundreds of performers from across Australia gather in ... View article...

Prince Charles Just Tested Out a Traditional Māori Greeting in New Zealand

In fact, Prince Charles wasn't trying out a new form of salutation, it's actually a traditional Māori greeting called a hongi that is standard for the area. View article...

Gout linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk

“In New Zealand, gout affects more than 4% of the adult population. Maori and Pasifika people are disproportionately affected by gout — 8.5% of Maori ... View article...

Working together to identify, protect, manage and restore our indigenous biodiversity

“Over the last decade councils, iwi/Māori, community groups and landowners have recognised some of the changes we can make to protect and ... View article...

A desperate person clutches at online straw polls

With the chance of a Māori Party upset in one of the Māori electorates, the new Auckland Electorate being a very likely National win and ACTs chance ... View article...

I saw a family of four kids share one sandwich - their only meal for the day

What does that mean for them? Fleur Wainohu, tumuaki (principal) of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori Whare Tapere o Takitimu in Hastings shares her insight. View article...

Gout linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk

Maori and Pasifika people are disproportionately affected by gout — 8.5% of Maori and 13.9% of Pasifika adults. One-third of Maori and Pasifika adults ... View article...

Why are we messing with democracy?

Parliament to consider entrenching Maori seats - ball in NZ First's court ... Samuels claims having Māori seats in Parliament means we should have ... View article...

If we legalise Cannabis, Maori must be given a leading role in industry to ...

If we are going to legalise cannabis, then Māori must be given a leading role in the newly ... If Māori attempt to look like they are gaining advantage in a new industry, the majority will ... New Zealand is one nation, one people. 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

Play Highlights Indigenous history rarely taught at school

The rocks symbolize the land of the Australian virgin forest the place his ... at the high school of history and aboriginal studies,” mentioned Deemal, ... View article...

No more decay – our health system fails our Indigenous communities

“The state of oral health among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia is unacceptable,” AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, ... View article...

Australia, Taiwan on the path to deeper ties

Australia, Taiwan on the path to deeper ties ... and the exhibition of bark paintings from Australian Aborigines, currently on display at National Taiwan ... View article...

This remote Australian football oval is uniting a desert community

When the Aboriginal Australian rules footballers of South Australia's remote APY Lands run out for the first game of the season next year it will be on a ... View article...

Early learning report highlights decline in government investment

The State of early learning in Australia 2019 report card shows Australia is ... She added that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are the most ... View article...

Comedian Jim Gaffigan promotes Moriori, Māori myth in Amazon Prime special

“Māori were not even the first people in New Zealand,” says Gaffigan, as part of a skit that also discusses Aboriginal people and Christopher ... View article...

'Quite incredible': demand for Indigenous literature goes global

Of the 10 most popular books, five were written by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander ... [and] US readers have always been interested in Australia.". View article...

Aboriginal men enter conversation on domestic violence in remote communities

The positioning of Aboriginal men's voice in domestic violence prevention is new. It is an important achievement for Central Australia and is leading ... View article...

How coverage has reflected our changing society.

"The Pacific has a great impact on New Zealand," she says. ... From the early days of network news in New Zealand, Māori were often reported about ... View article...

Kaumātua 'elated' at Rua Kēnana pardon passing first hurdle

Rua Kēnana was a pacifist, and a prophet, who led the resistance to Māori fighting overseas in World War I. His staunch anti-war rhetoric offended the ... View article...

Mental health and wellbeing commission bill

In particular, it aims to improve equity for Māori, Pacific peoples, disabled peoples, rainbow communities, and other groups that experience poor ... View article...

Kōkiri search is back in 2020

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has partnered with Callaghan Innovation - the government's business innovation agency - and industry leaders in the Māori ... View article...

Christchurch musician sings to Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood

Kaa, known as H, describes himself as a "proud Māori musician who is riddled with ADHD" and teaches music to young mana wahine at Rangi Ruru ... View article...

Ousted Whakatāne councillor decides to 'bow out graciously'

"We also emphasised that the current legislation guiding elections does not adequately address Te Ao Māori requirements." Mrs Turner is awaiting ... View article...

Soldier and art student continues legacy of ancestral carving

Taylor balances his Toi Paematua (Diploma in Māori Art) study at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa with his role as a corporal in the New Zealand Army. View article...

If we legalise Cannabis, Maori must be given a leading role in industry to influence it

Martyn 'Bomber'Bradbury. If we are going to legalise cannabis, then Māori must be given a leading role in the newly established legal industry. 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

No more decay – our health system fails our Indigenous communities

“The state of oral health among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia is unacceptable,” AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, ... View article...