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Māori academics are urging the government to adopt long-standing kaupapa-Māori approaches to keep Māori children out of state care. Te Aniwa Hurihanganui asks an expert what it means.
Kōhanga reo staff in Wellington were brought to tears today when a wage boost was announced, including money for voluntary workers to be paid.
Māori Women's Welfare League's former president Areta Koopu has become a Dame in this year's Queens Birthday Honours.
Wintec's centre for Health and Social Practice wants to develop practitioners who can work effectively with whānau, pronounce Māori patient names correctly and understand Māori customs.
The number of Māori employed by DHBs must double in the next 15 years to meet the needs of the country's most vulnerable people, according to a new report.
For Ngāti Hinerangi, reclaiming their identity as an iwi hasn't been an easy journey.
The country's leading body for emergency medicine will give all senior staff and trainees education in te reo Māori and the Treaty of Waitangi.
The country's biggest iwi Ngāpuhi will meet in Whangarei tomorrow to find a new way forward for its treaty settlement, following a failed attempt to renew its mandate last year.
The Treaty Negotiations Minister is again being accused of steamrolling ahead to finalise treaty settlements despite desperate pleas for him to stop.
The National Party is pushing for gun law exemptions to be broadened to more groups as the legislation banning most semi-automatic weapons continues its rapid progress through Parliament.
A new lobby group pushing for a capital gains tax is defending the spending of thousands of dollars on advertising to push its message.
Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little received nearly 50 formal complaints by seven iwi before he signed the Pare Hauraki settlement last year.
New Zealand First has scuppered Labour's bid to give Ngāi Tahu permanent seats on the Canterbury Regional Council, saying its special treatment for Māori. Audio
National Party MP Judith Collins is urging the government to crack down on gangs with illegal firearms by giving the police greater powers to raid gang homes. Audio
Hastings councillors have voted in favour of a proposal to increase Māori representation on its committees.
There's never been a food caravan quite like it - the owners of a fish and chip shop in Christchurch who offered free te reo Māori classes at their restaurant last year are taking their lessons on the…
A new study by the University of Otago has found local governments are failing to meaningfully consult with Māori on liquor licensing legislation.
A woman determined to spread messages of unity following the Christchurch attacks has compiled a list of te reo Māori translated into English for all New Zealanders to learn. Video
All marae in and around Christchurch have been closed following Friday's attacks, but when they re-open local iwi Ngāi Tahu has assured the Muslim community they are welcome.
Protection for Māori seats in Parliament so they can't be abolished has been described as being about "equality and fairness".
Māori and Pasifika leaders often experience isolation, bias, and racism on government health advisory groups, according to a new study.
Middlemore Hospital is defending its handling of a case of suspected child abuse which meant a young mother was kept in hospital and watched closely for six days, despite new x-rays showing no…
The results of a new survey suggest that Māori see themselves as having the same values and views as the people of many Asian cultures.
As house prices continue to soar, Māori are using their land to create affordable homes for their people.
The world's biggest kapa haka festival arrived in Wellington last week. RNZ's Te Aniwa Hurihanganui has some insights from her week covering the festival.