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Waitangi Tribunal claimants who have been through the state care system say Oranga Tamariki has left them out of reform talks.
It's been a day of celebration for kōhanga reo and kura kaupapa leaders with a new report highlighting the success of the Māori immersion education model.
It is time to get things moving on deciding the future of Ihumātao, the minister overseeing a steering group says.
As the government unveils its ambitious new plan for water infrastructure reform, hapū and iwi are worried the move towards centralisation will drown them out.
Some prisons are banning a newsletter that offers inmates advice on human rights and peaceful protest out of fear the pamphlets pose a threat to the security of the prison.
Drug treatment in prison is "a waste of money" and the government needs to be investing more into drug courts, an experienced drug and alcohol counsellor says.
Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has defended a big drop in the number of prisoners getting treatment for alcohol and drug problems.
Changes to tikanga allowing wāhine to speak at Waitangi will not be for the sake of National Party leader Judith Collins, Ngāti Hine kaumātua have said.
The Minister for Treaty Negotiations Andrew Little expects all claims will now be settled in no more than 30 years, instead of a century.
Far North District Council has agreed to halt progress on establishing areas of ecological significance ahead of a hīkoi of over 1000 iwi and hapū members arriving at its offices.
National Party MP Paul Goldsmith has received next to no support from his colleagues for his comment that colonisation was "on balance" a good thing for Māori because it led to the creation of New…
Iwi and hapū in Te Tai Tokerau are outraged at proposed restrictions on how land of ecological significance can be used, which they say undermines their right to make decisions about their whenua.
Karakia and connecting with te hā (the breath) can improve health outcomes of wāhine Māori suffering chronic stress.
Despite a massive increase in targeted funding for Māori in Budget 2021, Whānau Ora Commissioning agencies say they are missing out in favour of a boost to health and housing expenditure. Audio
Top of the South iwi are hoping the region's sold out te reo Māori symposium will bring the language back from near-extinction.
Iwi and Māori business' have called on the government to invest more in rangatahi Māori employment and training initiatives, which have seen thousands join the workforce.
Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has been kicked out of the House for doing a haka in protest of questions by the Opposition about race-based policy.
Iwi consultation on changes needed to bring the Department of Conservation's policies in line with the Treaty of Waitangi, as per its legislation, is going ahead.
There are calls for a policy permitting the handcuffing of prisoners before and after giving birth to be scrapped, but the prison officers' union has said it is for the protection of staff.
Power Play - The He Puapua report on how to better uphold indigenous rights was supposed to chart a new way forward but has become bogged down in the swamp of politics, Meriana Johnsen writes.
Iwi leaders say they're "hōhā" (fed up) with the Māori Health Authority being used as "a political football".
Hundreds of Māori leaders have gathered in Porirua to discuss the big kaupapa for iwi and hapū, including how they will inform the design of the new Māori Health Authority.
National Party leader Judith Collins has again called for Trevor Mallard to be removed as Speaker of the House, describing his behaviour last night as a disgrace and saying he is "temperamentally… Audio
Prominent Māori leaders who called for the power Oranga Tamariki exercises in respect to tamariki Māori to be devolved to iwi and hapū have backed the Waitangi Tribunal's recommendations that the…
The Waitangi Tribunal has recommended establishing an independent Māori organisation to work out how to eliminate the need for tamariki Māori to be placed in state care.