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Police figures have debunked claims made by the former police commissioner that there is no racial bias when it comes to deciding whether a suspect should be charged. Audio
The appeal of the now deceased convicted paedophile Peter Ellis should be reopened, because the mana of a person remains after their death, the Supreme Court has heard.
Māori academics are questioning how a government-funded research body selected five projects that met with its goal of promoting Māori knowledge, yet none of them are led by tangata whenua.
A justice advocate and barrister has said police should never use force for minor crimes, in light of a video of four police officers holding down a young man who was caught tagging.
Oranga Tamariki has apologised to a mother who was prevented by the agency from seeing her son during lockdown level four.
The direct descendant of the hapū who lived at Kirikiriroa Pā has called for a dual name for Hamilton. Audio
A flight attendant who had contact with the two women who tested positive for Covid-19 has returned a negative test.
A huge increase in demand on Whānau Ora post-covid would prevent it from playing a greater role in preventing uplifts, the minister for the organisation says.
Kaitāia families living in cowsheds and buses could be housed two years sooner with a fast-tracked consenting process, a Māori housing trust says.
A Ngāruawāhia hapū has been left in the dark as to why they were not properly consulted about a decision to destroy 300-year-old rua (food pits), it says.
New research from the University of Otago has found that the use of BMI as an indicator of cardiovascular risk among Māori and Pacific people may be misleading.
Police are investigating an attack on a wahine Māori with a moko kauae who was out on a walk in Auckland's Mount Albert.
Proposed legislation to give councils the power to write off rate arrears on Māori land does not go far enough, an independent Māori board in Auckland says.
Heritage laws need to change to stop the repeated destruction of wāhi tapu and Māori archeological sites, an academic says.
Hapū and locals of a small Bay of Islands town have vowed to fight a plan to build 17 houses on land they want protected for a public park.
Two people have been charged in relation to a vineyard built at Wairau Bar in Blenheim, where one of the earliest Māori settlements is thought to have been.
Prominent Māori named as two of five new appointments to the Criminal Cases Review Commission should give Māori more confidence in the criminal justice system, the minister says.
The Māori Pandemic Response group has criticised the emergency Covid-19 legislation for its failure to reference Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Kaikōura businesses are just managing to scrape by and prospects for the tourist town are grim if the border doesn't open to international visitors by summer.
Claims that New Zealand police are not racist are refuted by the evidence, Māori associate professor of law Khylee Quince says.
The Kaikōura Highway is on track to be completed by the end of the year, the rebuild construction alliance has said.
A programme to get troubled youth in Kaikōura into work or education has received half a million dollars from the government.
Kapa-Kingi says that if elected she will ensure the "billions of bedazzling dollars" announced by government reach Māori in the region.
Whānau Ora providers are sceptical the significant boost in funding announced in the Budget will meet the huge demand from families doing it tough.
The Ministry of Health has made inroads into closing the gap between Māori and non-Māori vaccination rates, which it credits to Māori health providers proactively reaching out to kaumātua and kuia.