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Māori health board head says National plan a huge step back
Te Pahunga Davis says Taranaki's iwi-Māori health partnership board has barely got started
Dirt bike ‘nightmare’: Waitara police call for help over nuisance riders
Police have called for community help to identify dirt bike riders buzzing the town.
Final push for Taranaki maunga deal before election
Uri (descendants) of the eight iwi of Taranaki have until August 16 at 5pm to vote.
Taranaki Regional Council and iwi struggling to implement freshwater reforms
They fear future tension between them.
Reefs 'teeming with life' found on Pātea seabed amid mining case
Niwa says the reefs are rich with thriving plants and animals.
Māori ward councillor ready to fight for his people
Stratford's first Māori ward councillor was sworn in at Tuesday's meeting.
Coastal, rural communities need more say at council table
Two South Taranaki Māori ward candidates want to provide the missing voice.
South Taranaki hapū call for extended kaimoana ban
Most hapū of Ngāruahine will this week request an official ban along their coastline.
Tactical talks mobilise tight field for Māori seats
The race is on to win Māori seats in South Taranaki and other parts of Taranaki region.
Health boss welcomes reforms as possible 'game-changer'
Hayden Wano believes the reforms may shift inequities in health.
Iwi environment unit 'big step up' for regional council
Taranaki Regional Council has an agreement with iwi post-settlement governance entities.
'I'm hōhā': Council iwi rep says nothing will change at leaching compost site
After years of breaches, Keith Holswich is fed up with the polluting composter.
'Covid doesn't care about Christmas': Iwi prepare for virus spread
There are now 33 active cases in Taranaki
New name for South Taranaki council's iwi committee
A name has been chosen after a year's consideration of options.
Award recognises precedent for Taranaki river restoration
The award was for the removal of the Glenn Road weir from the Kaūpokonui Stream
Taranaki success backs Māori Party Covid calls, say leaders
Local iwi have done 1000+ Covid tests since the virus was found in wastewater samples.
Iwi want more vigilance as Covid found again in Stratford sewage
"We've had within 10 days two positive tests so it's very likely we have Covid around us."
Funding brings military-grade Whanganui Covid response
There's millions of dollars of new funding for the vaccination effort around Whanganui.
Minister wants Taranaki DHB vaccine gains made permanent
Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare says the tide has turned in Taranaki.
Taranaki Māori aim for 95 per cent Covid vaccinated
Iwi and Māori health providers are drawing up their own vaccination plan.
'Get out of the way': Ngarewa-Packer says let Māori fix vaccination gap
Māori Party co-leader says the PM and Government are defensive and won't share power.
Taranaki Māori health providers struggle with DHB despite PM's optimism
The PM's visit included a stop at a Tui Ora pop-up clinic at Paritutu Bowling Club.
Each Māori ward will cover one half of South Taranaki district
Boundary for South Taranaki Māori wards will reflect Ngāruahine and Ngāti Ruanui iwi
Regional council rejects call for Māori-only say on wards
Iwi wanted future engagement on Māori wards focused on "people affected by the decision."
'We've listened, we've learned': Māori to get more say on street names
'To have our language on land that has been subject to raupatu is a small thing to ask.'
Alarm bells ring for iwi over lack of wastewater tests
Ngāti Ruanui has backed a call for wastewater testing beyond the city.
Taranaki wastewater response sloppy, says Māori Party
"They couldn't provide a reason South Taranaki wastewater is not being tested."
Care provider fined $552k over woman's death at support home
The woman drowned when left alone in a bath in October 2016.
Māori council seats bring cuts to general councillors
South Taranaki will lose one seat on the Taranaki Regional Council.
One-in-seven Taranaki Covid jabs by small Māori teams
Taranaki had the lowest rate of vaccinations at 8.26 percent
Papakāinga plans could hinge on iwi-council relationship
Current rules largely restrict papakāinga to be integrated with marae.
Flood of consents: Iwi seek resources to support relationship
Hearing told iwi and hapū need money to help decide and monitor consents.