Māori

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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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‘They created monsters’: How New Zealand’s brutal welfare system produced criminals
Rangi Wickliffe was one of many Māori children repeatedly abused in welfare institutions including the notorious Lake Alice psychiatric hospital

Aaron Smale in Wellington

25, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Dame Cindy Kiro becomes New Zealand’s first female Māori governor-general
Dame Cindy, the first in her family to graduate from university, rose to become a pro-vice chancellor at the University of Auckland

Eva Corlett in Wellington

21, Oct, 2021 @3:00 AM

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In Kawerau one thing impedes the effort to vaccinate Māori: New Zealand’s history
Low Covid vaccination rates among Māori reflect practical barriers – but they also have good reason to distrust the government

Morgan Godfery

19, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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‘Explosion of ideas’: how Māori concepts are being incorporated into New Zealand law
Inclusion of Māori legal customs could profoundly alter the way law is applied in areas as diverse as defamation and trust law

Pete McKenzie in Wellington

16, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Climate study linking early Māori fires to Antarctic changes sparks controversy
Research tying Māori activity 700 years ago to Antarctic changes sparks debate in New Zealand over Indigenous inclusion in science

Tess McClure in Christchurch and Eva Corlett in Wellington

13, Oct, 2021 @11:27 PM

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Māori party warns reopening New Zealand amid Covid outbreak would be ‘modern genocide’
Party say Maori would be ‘sacrificial lambs’ if Covid restrictions are lifted before vaccination rates rise

Tess McClure in Christchurch

11, Oct, 2021 @5:58 AM

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Pygmy pipehorse discovered in New Zealand given Māori name in ‘world first’
Ngātiwai tribal leaders formally listed as official naming authorities for the tiny creature

Eva Corlett in Wellington

06, Oct, 2021 @1:04 AM

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The colonial mindset is deeply embedded and persists today | Letters
Letters: David Trubridge sheds light on the depths of colonialism in Aotearoa, while Daniel O’Leary says that he has never heard a single instance of praise for British colonialism in Ireland

Letters

01, Oct, 2021 @4:32 PM

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