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A series of crashes have left four people dead this…

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The crash happened about 9pm yesterday and the rider…

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Editorial: Maori anger over TPP hard to grasp
Editorial: Maori anger over TPP hard to grasp

For the first time since John Key became Prime Minister he is not at Waitangi this morning. The reason is that some Maori…

John Roughan: Waitangi event has lost mana
John Roughan: Waitangi event has lost mana

The last thing we need this morning is another lament about protests at Waitangi and this will not be one, writes John Roughan…

Museum telling Treaty's story ready to open
Museum telling Treaty's story ready to open

The first glimpse of a new Treaty of Waitangi museum has been revealed ahead of its official opening today.

Twelve Questions: Dame Claudia Orange
Twelve Questions: Dame Claudia Orange

The government gave funding to build a new museum on the Waitangi Treaty grounds that were gifted to the nation in 1932…

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Carwyn Jones: Timing of TPP signing a joke for Maori
Carwyn Jones: Timing of TPP signing a joke for Maori

Holding the signing in Auckland in the week leading up to Waitangi Day does show an incredible sense…

Waitangi grandstanding wasted opportunity for Maori

This year's Waitangi "issue" has been selected. It has been determined that the TPP is the most pressing issue on the Maori…

'If PM's not going, I won't either'

Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson says if John Key does not go to Te Tii Marae he will avoid it as well.

Treaty creates economic opportunity for NZ

No little boy or girl dreams of being a trade negotiator and David Walker was no exception.

Maori see TPP benefits, risks
Maori see TPP benefits, risks

Some Maori business leaders say there are risks with the TPP, but people should look at it again to…

Charles Finny: TPP deserves praise from Maori, not condemnation

Former MP Hone Harawira has stated some complete falsehoods about Trans Pacific Partnership, Maori and the Treaty of Waitangi…

Light show on Rangitoto

A column of intense white light is shooting skyward from Rangitoto Island this weekend.

Labour slow to clear ground for Maori voice

Fittingly, New Zealand's political year always begins with formalities on marae, first at Ratana, then at Waitangi.

video Ngati Whatua's Ngarimu Blair on 30 new whanau houses

Ngarimu Blair, deputy chairman of Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust talks to NZ Herald about 30 new whanau houses, built by the…

PM to be given 'message of caution' at Ratana Pa
PM to be given 'message of caution' at Ratana Pa

Prime Minister John Key is expected to be given a message of caution about the Trans Pacific Partnership…

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