Protest Planned Over Mandatory Vaccine Requirement in New York
“There are risks associated with every medical procedure,” he said, citing allergic reactions, toxic mercury used as a preservative and questions as to whether the Board’s move is legal given state government jurisdictions. Mr. Gilmore’s organization is helping organize tomorrow’s protest. And ...Continue Reading...
Polynesian Sovereignty by Kiwa Huata
Hasn’t it ever occurred to anyone that maybe, just maybe, they got it wrong? Every day, students are provided theories to give evidence to logic and one’s state of mind, giving it meaning and justification. Well, we all know not all theories prove to be evident in the end. When we decide to ...Continue Reading...
Gisborne home to highest proportion of te reo Maori speakers
Results from the 2013 Census show Gisborne is the home of te reo Maori speakers in Aotearoa, with nearly 1 in 6 people able to hold a conversation in the language. The information was released as part of the latest batch of census results from Statistics New Zealand. In releasing the results, ...Continue Reading...
Letter to Tribal Leaders From Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Dear Tribal Leader: Several months ago a letter referencing the desecration of Oce Vpofv (Hickory Ground) was sent out by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians that was full of misinformation and distorted facts. Although some time has passed since you may have received that letter, we of the ...Continue Reading...
Rotorua elects youngest District Councillor AND she’s #Maori
Rotorua election results for the District Council have just been published and it’s been confirmed that not only does the city have a new mayor (with Steve Chadwick trouncing former mayor KeVINE Winters) but it now also has the youngest District Councillor with 21 year old Tania Tapsell ...Continue Reading...
Obama Nominates Native American Woman to Federal Court
Responding to widespread requests from tribal leaders and Indian legal advocates, President Barack Obama has nominated a Native American to serve on the federal bench. The president announced September 19 that Diane J. Humetewa is a nominee for the U.S. District Court for Arizona. She is a Hopi ...Continue Reading...
London Fashion Week designer rips off Maori designs #LFW
TangataWhenua.com Eds: In the continuing war on Maori IP protection we came across the following article and OF COURSE they are at it again, but this time under the guise of “ottoman empire” inspired tribal fashion designs, which are in fact clearly a blatant rip off of Maori ...Continue Reading...
Business, law & youth urged to nominate now for 2013 Human Rights Awards
Media company Foxtel and food manufacturer Luv-A-Duck are two wildly different businesses. Yet both were shortlisted for an Australian Human Rights Award last year, recognising their support for diversity in the workplace. And for 21-year-old Krista McMeeken, the impact of winning the Young ...Continue Reading...
Maori land beckons
(The Hindu) Universities in New Zealand have established themselves as centres of research excellence. “The major reason why Indian students prefer to pursue their higher learning in New Zealand is because the country has strong quality assurance systems which ensure consistent, high quality ...Continue Reading...
Rotorua designer goes global with new online shop #NZFW
Emerging trend-setter and designer, Adrienne Whitewood, is officially launching her first online store today at AdrienneWhitewood.com. The launch coincides with her runway show for Miromoda at New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) taking place today at 1.00pm. This is the 3rd NZFW for Whitewood who ...Continue Reading...
- Funding available for Maori housing initiatives
- Waikato Tainui Tertiary Grants & Scholarships 2014
- 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