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New guidelines for funerals and tangihanga have been released, allowing a restricted number of family within the same bubble to visit the deceased in the funeral home.
The government's funding package to for curbing the Covid-19's effects on Māori is just the beginning, Whānau Ora Minister Peeni Henare says.
The first person in Taupō to confirm positive for Covid-19 says he was unable to get through to the Ministry of Health helpline for four days.
The government has announced more than $56 million to support Māori communities and businesses respond to Covid-19.
The first person in Taupō to test positive for Covid-19 says he was unable to get through to the Ministry of Health helpline for four days.
Māori justice advocates are seeking an urgent Tribunal hearing on the Police Armed Response Teams and are calling for them to be stopped immediately.
Filmmakers Sir Peter Jackson and Dame Fran Walsh have threatened high court action over decisions about the contentious Shelly Bay development in Wellington.
A kaumātua says the whānau of a boy severely injured are distraught and devastated and says Oranga Tamariki need to accept responsibility for their part in the case. Audio
Kindness and unity seemed to be the main message conveyed at this year's Waitangi dawn ceremony. Video
The chair of Te Rūnanga Ā Iwi o Ngāpuhi says she has new hope and optimism about negotiations with the Crown following the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations whaikōrero yesterday. Audio
A report on Oranga Tamariki has revealed 14 armed police officers were used to remove a five-month-old Māori baby from a mother. Audio
Iwi around the Eastern Bay of Plenty have placed rāhui over their coastlines to show their respect for the victims of the Whakaari eruption. They want the public to understand the ethos of a rāhui so…
Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha says while police will make a decision regarding the timing of recovery efforts, Ngāti Awa will lead the process itself. Video
The government has announced it no longer recognises the mandate of Tūhoronuku to negotiate the Ngāpuhi treaty settlement, and has opened the door for hapū to propose a new negotiation framework.
Protesters at a public hui today in Auckland cursed mana whenua of the ancestral maunga, Ōwairaka, telling them they were colonisers and questioning their whakapapa. Audio
Repeated efforts to meet with the protesters occupying Ōwairaka have been rebuffed and it's clear there is a clash of worldviews, the chair of Auckland's Maunga Authority says. Audio
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.