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Hone Sadler says he is shocked to find inmates at Northland's Ngawha Prison are denied water and forced to relieve themselves in the exercise yard. Video, Audio
The chief ombudsman's highly-critical report on Northland's Ngawha prison found - among a series of issues - that it breached Article 16 of the Convention against Torture. Video
Hapū in Northland are willing to occupy a mountain, and be arrested if necessary, in order to stop the construction of a cell phone tower.
Opinion - Perhaps the most telling goal in Hōkai Rangi is the commitment that staff "will treat those in their care with respect, upholding their mana and dignity", writes Tania Sawicki Mead.
Jacinda Ardern says she backs Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis as being best placed to comment on racism in the prison system. Audio
The government has come under harsh criticism at a hui in Hamilton called to help plan the terms of reference for a Māori independent inquiry into Oranga Tamariki. Audio
An iwi leader has lauded a new strategy to reduce the Māori prison population as heroic and brave, but warns it won't succeed if Corrections is left to do it alone.
The Department of Corrections has launched a major new strategy that aims to cut the number of Māori in prison from 52 percent down to 16 to match the overall Māori population. Audio
Protesters occupying land at Ihumātao will begin a four-hour hikoi to Jacinda Ardern's constituency office at Mt Albert on Thursday to present a petition calling on the Prime Minister to visit.
Some of New Zealand’s best songwriters have been shortlisted for the prestigious Maioha Award at this year’s APRA Silver Scrolls. Video, Audio
An expert on the Treaty of Waitangi is supporting the protesters at Ihumātao, saying what is happening is a consequence of New Zealand's colonial past and the Crown's inability to treat Māori fairly.
As part of a restoration project by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to bring life back to Okahu Bay in Auckland, 154 licensed moorings and boats have been removed.
Māori claimants in the Bay of Islands are objecting to a name change for Walls Bay, at Opua.
All the police cars and Fletcher Building contractor vehicles have left the front line at Ihumātao, leaving fewer than 10 officers.
New Zealand's first urban growth agreement between central government, local councils and mana whenua has been signed to manage development in the area between Hamilton and Auckland.
Pressure is building to review an Aviation Security policy on Māori taonga not being allowed to be taken onto planes.
A petition has been launched calling on the Prime Minister to visit Ihumātao, which hundreds of people have been occupying to oppose a new housing development.
A Māori man says he was left upset and frustrated after Aviation Security staff would not let him bring his walking stick onto a plane because they said it could be used as a weapon.
A Rotorua-based polytechnic is trying to turn around the region's poor health outcomes by offering the first health science diploma with a Māori worldview.
The country's biggest iwi says the botched 2018 census has left Māori without accurate data which will affect how much government funding iwi can get.