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An internal Oranga Tamariki review into the contentious attempted removal of a baby from a Hawke's Bay mother has prompted immediate changes to the way children are taken by the state.
A parliamentary committee has been urged to recommend an independent hauora authority to tackle health disparities for Māori.
The head of the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency says its Oranga Tamariki inquiry has had hundreds of submitters.
The rain has made its way over Tūranganui a Kiwa today - but that has not stopped people taking part in the activities.
Ngāpuhi leader Sonny Tau has resigned as the chairman of Te Rūnanga ā iwi o Ngāpuhi.
Hundreds gathered to open an exhibition in Tūranganui a Kiwa - challenging and responding to the Cook commemorations.
Thousands gathered to witness a rousing pōhiri as the waka hourua - signifying the historic voyages of Māori to Aotearoa - arrive in Tūranganui a Kiwa.
A large bonfire - the first at Kaiti at sunrise - has been lit along the beach in Tūranganui a Kiwa to guide three waka hourua into the bay to start the Tuia 250 commemorations in Gisborne.
Judge Heemi Taumaunu has been appointed Chief District Court judge today - the first Māori judge to fulfill the role.
Questions still surround the origin of an historic kakahu or cloak found in a house in England and believed to have belonged to Rewi Maniapoto.
The country's best young orators have taken to the stage as part of the first day of the renowned Ngā Manu Kōrero competition.
Iwi leaders are urging the government not to sideline a landmark Waitangi Tribunal report into water rights and recognise Māori proprietary rights. Audio
Kiingi Tūheitia says he is encouraged by the progress between opposing mana whenua at Ihumātao.
Pressure is building to review an Aviation Security policy on Māori taonga not being allowed to be taken onto planes.
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.
Moriori leaders reaching a settlement with the Crown say they hope it gets rid of the myths colonisation has caused to their people.
The Waitangi Tribunal has called for an urgent repeal on a law stopping prisoners from voting. Audio
Those against a development at Ihumātao have accepted the Kiingitanga's offer to host a hui for all mana whenua to find a resolution.
Tears of joy and cheers filled a courtroom in the Hutt Valley when a grandmother was granted custody of her six-month-old mokopuna after a long battle with Oranga Tamariki.
Applicants wanting customary title of their coastlines say the longer the Crown takes the more people will die and not see justice.
A lawyer representing claimants in the Waitangi Tribunal Mana Wāhine inquiry says government funding to progress it shows a willingness to find a solution to address the disparity experienced by…
New figures show the gap between rangatahi Māori and non-Māori being arrested continues to widen.
Advocates supporting an open letter calling for the government to stop uplifting babies say the public have had enough and urgent change is needed.
With Oranga Tamariki still "uplifting" three Māori babies from their families each week, a petition says the organisation is not living up to its Māori name, and it must be changed.
A Māori housing advocate say they are frustrated they aren't being used to help the government reach its housing targets.