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Labour's Andrew Little wants to give the Treaty Negotiations portfolio another crack, saying his priority will be to reach a settlement with the country's largest iwi Ngāpuhi if he's retained as…
A New Plymouth Nurse who made a public post on social media saying all Māori nurses do is have meetings all day and "sit on their fat arses", has had her registration cancelled for the next two years.
The Māori Party's Rawiri Waititi - donning a white cowboy hat - touched down at Parliament today for the first time since winning the Waiariki electorate.
Many voters on the Māori roll are being encouraged to split their vote to get as many Māori MPs into parliament as possible - Here is a quick civics refresher with reporter Te Aniwa Hurihanganui.
A Victoria University law lecturer is not surprised a legal challenge against Otago's medical school admissions process was dropped, saying it had no chance of winning in court.
Three wāhine are in the race for Ikaroa-Rāwhiti, with Labour incumbent Meka Whaitiri holding a strong lead in the polls.
A legal challenge to Otago University's medical school admissions process won't be heading to court, with the university now having reached an agreement with the applicant.
The Māori Party is throwing its weight behind its Waiariki candidate Rawiri Waititi, the nearest rival to Labour incumbent Tāmati Coffey.
Labour's Māori caucus denies it's worried about losing the Waiariki seat, despite flocking to the electorate to convince voters to back their candidate Tāmati Coffey ahead of the election.
South Taranaki iwi leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer could be the Māori Party's best chance of getting back into Parliament.
Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins have been forced to front-up and explain why not a single mention of Māori interests, issues or rights was made during the leaders debate last night.
The activists who helped create and deliver the historic 1972 Māori Language Petition are still fighting for te reo to be compulsory in schools nearly 50 years on. Video
An Otago University staff member wants an apology from senior leadership for the way it's dealt with a proposal to impose caps on preferential entry pathways into medical school.
Community leaders in Te Tai Tokerau say the majority of people in the region are taking Covid-19 seriously, despite a tide of conspiracy theories.
Otago University bosses are being accused of misleading critics over its proposal to cap medical school admissions for Māori and other priority groups through its preferential entry pathways.
One of the last few remaining members of the Māori Battalion who saw action in Italy, the Middle East and Japan has died.
Māori academics alleging structural racism at the University of Waikato have received support from around the country since speaking out, but two professors admit it is still frightening to be Māori… Audio
Descendants of soldiers who fought in the Māori Battalion say they were astounded to learn their family members never received their war medals.
A Labour Party promise to make Matariki a public holiday if re-elected has got many in te ao Māori excited, including one man who has dedicated his life to sharing his knowledge about the star… Video
The never-received war medals of soldiers in the Māori Battalion's C Company are about to be claimed for the first time in 75 years.
Pressure is mounting on the Otago Medical School to front up to Māori and Pasifika about a proposal to cap admissions through the Māori Entry Pathway. Audio
Allegations of casual and structural racism within the University of Waikato have been met with resounding silence from the university's leaders, Professor of Indigenous Education Linda Tuhiwai Smith…
The University of Otago has revealed to RNZ it is facing a legal challenge against its medical school admissions process, but denies it has anything to do with a recent proposal to impose caps on the…
Māori and Pacific pathways into medical school create equity and would not be needed if we didn't have a racist education system, University of Auckland senior lecturer Dr Rhys Jones says. Audio
The University of Otago has confirmed it could consider imposing caps on the number of Māori admissions to its medical school through a designated entry pathway, but has refused to give any more…