Māori

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Blasting through a cliff face, the beauty of Tarawera Falls are testimony to a partner’s grief | Morgan Godfery
In Māori legend Mount Tarawera blew her top after discovering that her lover, Mount Pūtauaki, had left her

Morgan Godfery

14, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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In today’s New Zealand, it’s not about being just Māori or Pākehā - everyone must belong | Philip McKibbin
While some of us are both, many of us are neither. The urge to separate us out is used to marginalise people around the world

Philip McKibbin

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Whenever the world gets too loud I come to Koriniti Marae, where the birds welcome me home | Leigh-Marama McLachlan
The sacred Māori meeting place is a place our ancestors once walked. Even when there is no one here, I am not alone

Leigh-Marama McLachlan

28, Dec, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Trauma, dislocation, pollution: why Māori leaders want control of the South Island’s water
New Zealand’s booming dairy industry has polluted 95% of rivers in pastoral land – now Māori are taking the government to court

Tess McClure in Rangiora

24, Dec, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Death of child with Covid-19 prompts calls for Māori to be prioritised in NZ vaccine rollout
Māori boy who died last week was youngest New Zealander to die with virus and the first child

Eva Corlett in Wellington

20, Dec, 2021 @1:37 AM

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From Covid-free to Delta and back: New Zealand’s year of living (almost) normally | Morgan Godfery
The pandemic eventually caught up with Aotearoa, but 2021 was memorable for gender equality and Māori success stories

Morgan Godfery

17, Dec, 2021 @6:00 PM

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‘Manuka honey’: UK rules term can be used by Australian producers in blow to NZ
UK Intellectual Property Office says despite it being a Māori word, ‘manuka’ has entered the English language as a descriptive term

Mostafa Rachwani

15, Dec, 2021 @9:46 AM

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‘Fighting to reclaim our language’: Māori names enjoy surge in popularity
More parents in New Zealand are giving their babies indigenous names to foster links with their ancestry and culture

Eva Corlett in Wellington

10, Dec, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Long fight for justice ends as New Zealand treaty recognises Moriori people
Indigenous settlers of the Chatham Islands celebrate ‘significant milestone’ as treaty enshrined in law apologises for wrongs and returns land

Eva Corlett in Wellington

26, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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As New Zealand lifts Covid lockdowns, some small towns ask tourists to stay away
Local leaders, particularly in vulnerable Māori communities, fear travellers could bring the virus with them

Tess McClure in Christchurch

23, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Māori tribe tells anti-Covid vaccine protesters to stop using its haka
Tribal leaders say they have lost many ancestors to previous pandemics and see vaccine as best protection against virus

Tess McClure in Christchurch

15, Nov, 2021 @3:57 AM

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The 1918 influenza tore through Māori communities. Anti-vaxxers risk this again | Morgan Godfery
Some of New Zealand’s anti-vaxxers say that the Covid vaccine is a form of 21st-century colonialism – it’s not

Morgan Godfery

04, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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