Police pursuit in Tauranga Police pursuit in Tauranga

A police operation is underway in Tauranga, with reports…

'We weren't on a beach' 'We weren't on a beach'

Frustrated passengers have slammed Air NZ for poor…

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Hopes for 'apopo' in weather forecast
Hopes for 'apopo' in weather forecast

The Maori Language Commission says that it has approached TVNZ, TV3 and the MetService about using the Maori word for "tomorrow"…

Kites expected to pull crowds
Kites expected to pull crowds

The Matariki festivities held around Auckland near their end today with one of the biggest events — the Manu Aute Kite Day…

Tuhoe takes lead in homeland's future
Tuhoe takes lead in homeland's future

The remote, misty, immense Te Urewera country is a treasured place that no one should own - to own it would be to enslave…

Landmark Ngai Tuhoe settlement passes reading
Landmark Ngai Tuhoe settlement passes reading

Ngai Tuhoe will take the lead role in the future of their homeland, including Te Urewera, under a landmark settlement that…


Volcanoes given back to iwi care
Volcanoes given back to iwi care

The Crown is gifting some of Auckland's most historic and recognisable assets - 14 volcano sites - to…

Mac and Ron put accent on spelling

Mac and Ron are on a linguistic and historic mission to right Maori spelling and pronunciation howlers in West Auckland.

Nikau, Aria take lead in names

Nikau remains the most popular name for Maori boys born last year while Aria takes the top spot for girls from Maia.

Aunty: Paki needs redemption

The Maori King's son needs to focus on redemption and becoming a contributing member of society, his aunt Labour MP Nanaia…

Will the Maori Party survive?
Few non-Maori pick language for study at secondary school

Only 4 per cent of non-Maori secondary school students are learning te reo Maori, the latest figures show.

Scammers use te reo ploy

Scammers are renewing an old con by using te reo Maori in bogus emails, but tech and language experts say they're so bad…

Bill 'about giving decisions back to iwi'

A new bill that will change how te reo Maori is safeguarded will have its first reading in Parliament today.

Dover Samuels won't vote for Labour

Former Labour minister Dover Samuels says he won't be voting for the party at the election.

Theatre review: Putorino Hill
Theatre review: Putorino Hill

Chris Molloy's atmospheric new drama, produced by Taki Rua, is ostensibly a period piece via reminiscence…

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