- Doctor Katarina Edmonds and Doctor Poia Rewi have been appointed to the Board of The Maori Language Commission. They will replace outgoing members, Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi and Ruakere Hond.
- This week Ngāti Tūwharetoa confirmed that Sir Tumu te Heuheu has withdrawn from his role as chair of the Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board. Sir Tumu te Heuheu remains paramount chief of Ngāti Tūwharetoa.
- On Monday the launch of Indigenous New Zealand was held in Auckland. Indigenous New Zealand is a collective of eighteen Māori food and beverage producers, working together to increase recognition within local and international markets.
- This week the Māori Affairs Select Committee continued to hear oral submissions for the Inquiry into the Determinants of Wellbeing for Māori Children.
- On Monday the Office of the Auditor-General announced that they will not hold an investigation into funding aspects of Te Raukura, Te Wharewaka o Poneke. (In April an unnamed party lodged a request with the Office for an investigation, alleging matters of financial impropriety.)
- On Wednesday the Ministry for Primary Industries opened a special round of funding, Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF), for Māori agri-businesses. The fund will provide $1 million for co-investment into projects that will encourage sustainable resource use in Māori agri-businesses. Applications close on 31 August.
- This week two Māori writers won awards in the New Zealand Post Book Awards. Chris Winitana (Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Ngāi Tūhoe) won the Māori Language category for his book, Toku Reo, Toku Ohooho: (My Language, My Inspiration). Paula Morris (Ngāti Wai) won the fiction category with her historical novel, Rangatira.
- This week one case relating to the misuse of Whānau Ora funding at the We Against Violence Trust in Dunedin was heard, with Michael Logan Wong-Tong pleading guilty to conspiracy to sell cannabis. Overall, charges relate to dishonestly offences, with the Police Statement of Facts alleging that public funds were used for the purchasing of illegal drugs. Cases against other people related to this matter are continuing.
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