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First Person - Francis Mahanga has never met a prime minister. Today she'll escort Jacinda Ardern onto her marae.
Analysis - Jacinda Ardern looks set to make a good start on being kanohi kitea, 'a person who is present and seen' for Māori but, writes Mihingarangi Forbes, politics is a long game.
Veteran activist and Ngāpuhi kuia Titewhai Harawira will once again receive the country's Prime Minister and next month escort Jacinda Ardern on to Te Whare Rūnanga marae at Waitangi.
It is expected Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will speak on the Waitangi treaty grounds during the formal welcome, a move that would set her apart from former female leaders.
Millions of dollars were spent by the previous government on the failed Māori land bill, which one political leader labelled "a poisonous and destructive cancer". Audio
Analysis - Historian Paul Moon believes te reo Māori is dying. Those sharing their te reo stories on social media this week beg to differ, Mihingarangi Forbes writes.
Twelve British soldiers lay lost for more than 170 years after the Battle of Ruapekapeka. Yesterday, they were found. Video
Analysis - In his approach to the country's largest and poorest iwi, Ngāpuhi, Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little is showing a different style from his predecessor, writes Mihingarangi Forbes.
Analysis - As a country we're only coming to understand how abuses in state care took place. Mihingarangi Forbes explains why the survivors are ready to collect on the government's promise to order an…
The Treaty Negotiations Minister is calling all Ngāpuhi hapū and key advisors to Waitangi this weekend to discuss their stalled Treaty of Waitangi settlement.
Huhana Lyndon says the vandalism might be linked to her recent support for Māori wards in Whangarei District Council.
Māori leaders say foreign police won't work in their communities, and more Māori liaison officers will be needed to work alongside them if they do come in.
Analysis - Scrapping of the "three-strikes" law will have a huge impact on Māori prisoners, writes Mihingarangi Forbes.
The government has been criticised once again for negotiating with a Māori body that did not have the backing of hapū it claimed to represent.
Senior Māori MPs have secured nearly 20 ministerial portfolios and a number of associates as part of the new Labour-led government.
"I'm currently in discussions with my lawyer and I know Tame is having discussion too and that is mainly to lift that veil off us for all of us that were implicated, arrested, charged and convicted…
Northland Māori have come up trumps post-election with a record nine members from regional iwi.
Northern iwi welcome a call to re-establish a Forestry Service, saying more investment should be put into processing the wood.
Auckland mayor Phil Goff has met colonial-era descendants to decide the fate of a controversial statue.
A proposal to change the name of Waiheke Island's Ōmiha Bay to Rocky Bay has riled up locals.
A thrash-metal band from Northland's Waipu are using their haka and te reo skills to teach a history lesson from the stage. Video
A South Auckland monument commemorating the colonial-era commander who led the 1864 Rangiaōwhia invasion may be in for a history makeover. Audio
An Auckland man wants to begin a conversation about removing the memorial to Marmaduke Nixon, who led attacks on Waikato Māori. Video
Ahead of the first official commemorations of the New Zealand Wars, a 180-year-old prayer book offers a glimpse of an infamous battle. Audio
The Māori Party is targeting the show's main sponsor, ASB, after its co-host's misleading comments about voting for the party.