A Māori historian says the sort of racist hate speech promoted by alleged Christchurch mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant was what Māori went to war to stop.

Chace's Legacy: Family charity donates $95,000 for transplant room after losing son to cancer

"If you're Pākeha you've got a much bigger pool of donors to find a match with. But if you're Māori, Pacific Islander or any other ethnic minority group then your chances are much, much lower. Not enough of that demographic donate their bone marrow."

Trust boosts schools' reo resource

Taitokerau Education Trust has teamed up with the Te Puawai cluster of Northland schools to create the position of rūmaki and reo rua facilitator.

Northland projects get $4.13 million in new PGF grants

More of Shane Jones' "pūtea" has come to Northlad even as the beleaguered Regional Economic Development Minister faces accusations of being too generous to his home region

Māori Muslims face tough scrutiny from security, public and Māori

It's estimated less than one per cent of the population, or just under 50,000 people, are Muslim in New Zealand.

Pressure from the New Zealand Māori Council and Māori screen industry organisaton Ngā Aho Whakaari has resulted in TVNZ ruling out the sale of Māori archival material through its distribution deal with United States company Getty Images.

Te reo support on right track

Te Taura Whiri, the Māori language Commission, is heartened with a growing acceptance of te reo Māori in the wider population.

Hawaiian filmmaker Na'alehu Anthony is in New Zealand to present his documentary Moananuiākea: One People, One Ocean, One Canoe, which is screening at the Māoriland film festival, in Ōtaki this week.


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