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Years of planning for an Auckland arm of our national museum that would showcase much of the country's Māori and Pacific taonga have been dashed, in a decision that's stunned those behind it. Audio
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters says the government has had "meaningful" discussions with Fletchers on how to resolve the situation at Ihumātao.
There will be an extra electorate seat in the North Island at the 2020 election and roughly one-third of electorate boundaries will change as a result of population growth in Census 2018.
The spelling for the Manawatū-Whanganui region has finally been officially corrected.
People get fired up when it's suggested the name of their town is changed - so what's involved in re-naming a place? Audio
Educational water safety videos in te reo Māori aim to reduce the high number of Māori drowning deaths.
A second pop-up clinic offering free measles vaccinations is opening at Te Kōhao Health in Hamilton today.
Mana whenua say they want the government to negotiate with Fletcher Building to return the land at Ihumātao. But Winston Peters is questioning if the consensus includes everyone's voice. Audio
The Māori king, Kiingi Tūheitia, says mana whenua have finally reached consensus over what to do with Ihumātao - they want it back. Video
Māori and Pasifika teenagers are more likely to suffer ethnicity-related discrimination from their school teachers, a report indicates.
The far North iwi Ngāti Kahu has banned a replica of Captain Cook's ship the Endeavour from docking in Mangonui as part of a national commemoration marking 250 years since Cook's arrival in Aotearoa.
Tikanga Māori education is helping to rehabilitate young offenders, staff at a youth justice residence in Rotorua say.
Wellingtonians can expect more city landmarks to get Māori names, despite resistance from one city councillor over a new name for Wellington Botanic Garden.
The Rua Kēnana Pardon Bill doesn’t just restore his mana, it adds his poetry to the law. Audio
The first reading of the Rua Kenana Pardon Bill was passed in parliament this week, with his descendants looking on from the public gallery. His great great grandson Nika Rua was there. He's the… Audio, Gallery
A Tūhoe elder is elated the Government has begun to pardon the Tūhoe prophet, Rua Kēnana, but is also sad many are not here to see it. Audio
The Ngā Manu Kōrero national speech competition has highlighted the mana, resilience and eloquence of rangatahi Māori around the country. Audio
An Auckland woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding a Māori school of approximately a quarter of a million dollars.
A city councillor has questioned if the gifting of a Māori name to Wellington's Botanic Garden area is 'unreasonable use' of te reo.
Politicians have emotionally presented the legislation pardoning the Tūhoe prophet Rua Kēnana for its first reading in Parliament today.