The Auckland Independent Māori Statutory Board has commenced a series of six hui to consult on health and wellbeing issues such as Te Reo Māori, housing and co-governance of natural resources. Feedback from hui will be used to develop the Tāmaki Makaurau – Māori Wellbeing Plan. Ngāti Kahungunu iwi continues to support locked out AFFCO [...]
On Tuesday the jury found the ‘Urewera Four’ guilty of a range of firearms charges, but they failed to reach a verdict as to whether the defendants were members of an organised criminal group. The four defendants have been released on bail and await sentencing on May 24. The Crown must now determine whether a [...]
Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples and Minister for Communications and Information Technology Steven Joyce announced on Tuesday the establishment of a seven member Māori Working Group to help steer the rollout of the government’s Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).
Former Defence Force head Lieutenant-General Jerry Mateparae (Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Ngāti Kahungunu) has been named as the new Governor-General.
Ngāti Kahungunu is concerned at the low level of Māori participation and representation in local government resulting from the recently completed elections.
The chair of the Hawkes Bay’s Ngāti Kahungunu iwi says his people want the door left open to discuss mining on Māori owned land.