Iwi fishing amendment, a travesty or an exemption?
[colored_box color="green"] What do you think whanau? Should iwi get this exemption allowing them to use foreign vessels? On the face of it, it does seem wrong to allow for this to happen, but we feel this IS a win in terms of Tino Rangatiratanga, however, as the saying goes, with great power ...Continue Reading...
Swim clubs flock to Rotorua for winter training over school holidays
Rotorua Aquatic Centre is “laying out the welcome mat” as its geothermal heated pools and indoor facilities attract North Island swimming clubs to the local swimming complex during the July school holidays. The aquatic centre has been hosting the out-of-town clubs over the past two weeks as ...Continue Reading...
Northern Arena Makes a Clean Sweep at New Zealand Swim Teacher Awards
Northern Arena made a clean sweep of all the swim school and teacher awards at the New Zealand Swim Coaches and Teachers Association (NZSCTA) Conference held recently in Queenstown. For the second consecutive year Northern Arena was the recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Swim School of ...Continue Reading...
Social Development Accord for Te Hiku Iwi in the Far North
Improving the lives of whanau living in the Far North is the motivation behind the Te Tiriti o Waitangi settlement negotiations between Te Hiku o Te Ika (Far North) iwi and the Crown, regarding the Te Hiku Social Development and Wellbeing Accord (the Social Accord), which was signed at Waitangi ...Continue Reading...
Kakapo world’s most-loved species: poll (+video)
(Stuff.co.nz) Step aside tigers, wolves, and elephants – a rare New Zealand parrot is officially the world’s most loved species. United Kingdom-based wildlife education charity Wildscreen asked people to vote on their favourite species, and the kakapo has come out tops. And it ...Continue Reading...
Waipareira’s Global Reach
Waipareira is reaching out to indigenous organisations around the world as part of its 25 Year Strategic plan. The west Auckland Trust today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Families First, a USA organisation that delivers services to the Georgia, Atlanta community. Tomorrow the Board ...Continue Reading...
Longer life expectancy for Maori
(By Merle Foster, SunLive) Maori people are living longer, according to figures released by Statistics New Zealand, which is closing the gap between their life expectancy rate and the rest of the population. But while a Tauranga Moana health worker believes her people have come a long way, she ...Continue Reading...
Boston Bombing: Maori doctor helps find injured kiwis
(Mike Dinsdale, NZHerald) Former Whangarei doctor Shane Reti will be scouring the A&Es of five Boston hospitals today, looking for injured Kiwis in the wake of the bomb blasts that killed three and left more than 130 injured. Dr Reti, who has been in Boston for six years, has been mandated ...Continue Reading...
2013 Volunteer Awards – Calling for Health Volunteer Nominations
The Minister of Health has announced the first 2013 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards to recognise individuals and teams who demonstrate outstanding dedication and commitment to health services in New Zealand. It is now time to seek out and honour the incredible contributions of individuals, ...Continue Reading...
Sign Poetry Festival, Rotorua – The Deaf Connection 2013
GET READY AOTEAROA – THE WORLD PREMIERE !!!!!!! The Lamp Trust Presents: SIGN POETRY – THE DEAF CONNECTION 2013 www.thelamptrust.co.nz On April 27th 2013, the Rotorua Arts Village will throw open its doors and welcome an enthusiastic crowd of creative artists to this years premier event SIGN ...Continue Reading...
- Protest Planned Over Mandatory Vaccine Requirement in New York
- Special Memorial for Nelson Mandela – Rugby Park Hamilton 8.30pm this Sunday
- Hone Harawira to attend tangihanga of Nelson Mandela
- Opening of the Ki-o-Rahi Akotanga Iho Field, Waitangi – Tariana Turia
- Maori Party applauds release of child poverty and hardship measures
- Free Rotorua inner city parking receiving a positive response