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Recidivist fraudster sent to jail Recidivist fraudster sent to jail

A man who once threatened to kill himself while live…

Pike River had 'worst of everything' Pike River had 'worst of everything'

The Pike River Mine tragedy will go down as a lesson…

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Ex-minister to query Maori seats
Ex-minister to query Maori seats

Parliament now has more Maori MPs than ever before, prompting one commentator to question whether Maori seats were still…

Mini Mystery: Taniwha fast as galloping horse
Mini Mystery: Taniwha fast as galloping horse

The story goes that in 1892, a dragon-like creature rushed out of a lagoon in the Kaitieke Valley, near Owhango, to attack…

Maori names for volcanic cones
Maori names for volcanic cones

Many of Auckland's volcanic cones, including those at the Domain and Mt Smart, have gained official Maori names under a…

Fashion mag's moko 'cultural insult'

An Auckland academic says a fashion magazine’s use of a Maori facial tattoo on a non-Maori model is a “cultural insult”.

Maori

Harawira heads for uncertain future
Harawira heads for uncertain future

Mana Party leader Hone Harawira says he hasn't spoken to Kim Dotcom since election night.

Election 2014: 53.1% of Maori cast a vote

Just over half the available voters in the Maori electorates had voted by election day.

Tau Henare: Heat on Labour's Maori MPs to deliver

The Maori seats are among the most marginal, and the most exhilarating.

Bob Jones joins fight over iwi approval

Property magnate Sir Bob Jones will be at a public meeting next month seeking abolition of an Auckland Council rule requiring…

Pair's roles go in Maori TV revamp
Pair's roles go in Maori TV revamp

The future of one of the faces of Maori Television, Julian Wilcox, is up in the air after a major overhaul…

Whanau ora bottom line for Maori Party

Most parties avoid talk about "bottom lines" for fear of sounding too uncompromising.

Race to fill gap in Maori electorate

With heavyweights Pita Sharples and Shane Jones out of the election race, there's a gaping hole in Maori politics and the…

Toi moko to be returned to its NZ ancestors

A toi moko will be returned to its ancestors in New Zealand at a symbolic ceremony in the United States today. The toi…

Neck and neck in race for North

The race for the crucial Te Tai Tokerau electorate took a dramatic turn last night when a Maori Television poll revealed…

Old allies at odds in crucial seat for Maori
Old allies at odds in crucial seat for Maori

The two front-runners for the Waiariki seat say there are no hard feelings as they battle for the crucial…

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