Alan Duff: Encourage children's dreams
Alan Duff: Encourage children's dreams

COMMENT: Too little commitment by leaders and lack of family support are barriers to kids.

Water quality worse in cities than farms - Smith
Water quality worse in cities than farms - Smith

Water quality in cities was twice as bad as on farmland, Nick Smith said today.

Rare Kauri gum carvings at auction
Rare Kauri gum carvings at auction

Kauri gum busts of historical Maori figures surface at auction.

Council defers efforts to boost swimming
Council defers efforts to boost swimming

Auckland Council has put off finding a way to boost swimming rates among kids.

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Money for rheumatic fever prevention cut
Money for rheumatic fever prevention cut

Funding to reduce rheumatic fever in NZ has been halved in this week's Budget.

Nats, Labour given $1m broadcasting money

Labour and Greens' deal to work together has not affected their broadcast funding.

Psychiatric orders 'violate' human rights

A standard NZ psychiatry practice may violate human rights conventions, say researchers.

Gene variants could explain high Maori gout rates

Gene variants that could help explain high rates of gout in Maori and Pacific people.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Levin residents continue to fight for dump closure
Watch NZH Local Focus: Levin residents continue to fight for dump closure

They don't like the smell. Made with funding from NZ On Air.

Who owns our water? A battle boils

Consents given to firms to take our water for very little has opened taps on furious row.

Luxury lodge investor earns iwi support

The Chinese investor in a luxury lodge has forged a strong relationship with local iwi.

Twist in $1m heist riddle

The plates on the getaway car used in the smash-and-grab art theft were tampered with.

Young Maori to get global school boost

Young Maori can feel at home in prestigious universities, Shay Wright says.

Moriori and Maori remains to come home
Moriori and Maori remains to come home

Bones of Maori and Moriori collected and traded by settlers are coming back to NZ.

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