On Monday Nga Pae o te Maramatanga (the Māori-focused Centre of Research Excellence), announced funding for six projects: Investigation into the fisheries resources and interests of iwi, hapū and marae within Tauranga Moana and the impacts caused by the grounding of the CV Rena (Associate Professor Paul Kayes, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi) Networks of [...]
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 culture and traditions have a vital contribution to make to the social, cultural, environmental and economic life of Aotearoa and to the world, according to Dr Pita Sharples.