HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Te Kahui Wahine - the backbone of Te Pihopatanga

"This letter of appreciation is on behalf of the Reverend Ginny Henare, Mrs Hepetema Kaka and myself, the Reverend Mihiterina Cribb."


Planned action against local government support to sell water

The partial blocking of the Waipao stream at Poroti on Sunday was followed up on Monday with a march in the streets of Whangarei.


A rare visit from Māori 'grannies'

Only Raymond Ruka could have the tribal standing to extend the invitation that has brought three Māori tribal elders all the way from New Zealand to Yellow Springs.


Bay of Islands College in Kawakawa has been named Trade School of the Year in an awards scheme designed to promote trades and services training.


Moana Jackson says the Govt. has no regard for the UNDRIP

The Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was held at Te Papa in Wellington on Tuesday, marking 10 years since it was formed.


Seabed mining threat to treaty fishing rights

Te Ohu Kaimoana says seabed mining will reduce the value of Māori fisheries settlement assets.


Researchers and whānau involved in the Deep South Science Challenge met in Wellington on Monday to compare notes and assess progress in developing Māori responses to climate change.


More cases of mumps have been reported this year in Auckland than in the past 16 years combined.

"How you talk about politics at home does have a big influence on your decision to get to the polling booth, and the aunties and nannies are still the biggest political motivators to make sure the mokopuna get out and vote."


Will Māori in Australia exercise right to vote in NZ general election?

Voting has opened for the general election, with polling booths now open to NZers living or travelling overseas.


The green-lipped mussels that grow on the rocks near Mitimiti might not be the biggest you'll ever see, but they are said to be the sweetest in all of Aotearoa.


Northlanders urged to study updated tsunami escape maps

Updated and user friendly tsunami evacuation maps are available for Northlanders living near the region's 3200km of coastline.

A short teaser has been released online for the Disney film Moana set to be relaunched in te reo Māori in time for Māori Language Week.


Newest te reo Māori game app Māori Pā Wars launches

Māori Pā Wars is a bi-lingual Māori tower defence game released by Adrenaline Games to promote the Māori language.

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES

Myrtle Rust (MR) Tangata Whenua Update: 29 August 2017

This update includes key information forms the daily situation reports for both the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Department of Conservation (DOC).


2017 General Election

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