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"Most of us find it hard to even acknowledge anything about our mental health."
There will be consequences for hate speech, writes Leigh-Marama McLachlan.
Puanga or Matariki has always been a big part of Māori society from early on.
It was in the house next door that the very first broadcast for Awa FM took place in 1991.
"I get the impression the ministry was severely underprepared for this process."
Making new memories in an old Castlecliff home.
An important stand by local Māori took place in 1995 and it was not about just one issue.
Rawiri Waititi's defiance is an important and timely stand and is hugely symbolic.
'Stop moaning about iwi checkpoints and let Māori leadership help us through.'
It will be a different Rātana event at the end of the month with no politicians.
Taking a punitive approach to cannabis does not work, writes Leigh-Marama McLachlan.
Christmas is terrible for putting pressure on families to buy gifts and spend up large.
'I have found comfort in the way we handle death as Māori'.
Comment: The pressure is on for Labour to deliver real change over the next term.