Funding available for Maori housing initiatives
Associate Minister of Housing Tariana Turia today announced the opening of a new infrastructure grant fund for developing Maori land as well as changes to an existing proposal development programme to better support Maori housing initiatives. “Both programmes are designed to enable the ...Continue Reading...
Hone Harawira to attend tangihanga of Nelson Mandela
Despite his exclusion from the official delegation, Hone Harawira, MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau will today depart for South Africa to attend the tangi of Nelson Mandela. “I’m going there to pay my respects on behalf of the anti-tour movement of 1981 in particular, and all those ...Continue Reading...
Chris McKenzie to run for Te Tai Hauauru
“He’s smart beyond his years, gets both our young and old people, loves our people and really wants to make a difference for them.” That’s the endorsement Tariana Turia has given for Chris McKenzie who was today announced as the Maori Party candidate to run for the Tai Hauauru seat in next ...Continue Reading...
Constitutional Review report now complete, but what does it mean for Maori? +report
The Constitutional Advisory Panel has just released their report on New Zealand’s constitution. If you already knew that we actually have a constitution then consider yourself an exception to the rule. For those of you who didn’t know, you’d be forgiven considering we are only ...Continue Reading...
Iwi fears stolen land will go to foreigners
A Bay of Plenty iwi is distraught that the Crown has opened the door for foreigners to buy land it stole from the iwi and despite the iwi making an offer to buy the land at the commercial price. “If this land continues to go under the hammer, we’ll be out-bided by someone, most likely [...]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...
Confronting Big Oil with Small Yachts, Anadarko Go Home #NoDrilling
Confronting Big Oil with Small Yachts. Live Updates:www.greenpeace.org.nz And let’s get out and support these guys!!! THIS WEEKEND – Midday, Sat 23 Nov @ your favourite west coast beach, say NO to deep sea oil with a ‘Banner on the Beach’ ...Continue Reading...
Excellent Response for Second National Conference on Biological Farming
An excellent response has been received by the conference organisers of the second national conference on biological farming systems, which will be held on 20-21 February 2014 in Rydges Hotel Rotorua. Already more than 100 farmers, Maori land owners, soil and environmental scientists, land ...Continue Reading...
John Key urged to join Canada and boycott CHOGM meeting in Sri Lanka
GPJA is supporting a march in Auckland this Saturday organised by the New Zealand Tamil Society to protest war crimes and on-going human rights abuses in Sri Lanka and to call for Prime Minister John Key to boycott this month’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka. The march ...Continue Reading...
Te Rahui o Nga Hapu O Poutama
Tena koutou, The Department of Conservation has previously invited Poutama to impose a Rahui of at least one month after any 1080 poison drop as the Department believed that while not safe, after a month the risks would be minimal. Poutama cannot accept the risk to either the Mauri of the land ...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