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130912 E Mara E Pānui - 12 September 2013



What's On in September

Takiwā meetings and other events...


Funding Stories

"'Nga mihi nui'' from Scholarship Award Recipients...


Latest Stories

Local Body Elections 2013: Meet the Māori Candidates for Tai Tokerau...


Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse @Sunday 29 Sept 2013

A fun event for all ages - 9km run or walk, 14km run or walk or 21km run or walk.  Early bird registration closes 18 September.  



Families want land returned

Aerodrome land acquired for a US bomber base during World War II should be returned to its original owners, a descendant says.



Pattern of Ngāpuhi land taking studied

The Waitangi Tribunal has heard evidence of questionable taking of land around Kaikohe and the Bay of Islands stretching back to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.


Māori film in Academy Awards race

Māori language film White Lies is the race for Best Foreign Language film in the Academy Awards.


Māori designers broadening appeal

A Māori fashion designer says the interest of international fashion houses in indigenous themes is broadening the market for her work.


Māori nurses concerned about lack of health workforce data

A Maori nurses union says there are not enough Maori health workers to cope with the growing Maori population, and the Government needs to take action.​



Teen mums get study help

Teen parents in Northland are being given more opportunity to continue their education in the North following the announcement of a new Teen Parent Unit for Kaikohe.​


Lack of vote for kiwis in Australia discrimination

Most New Zealand citizens who have moved across the Tasman will be excluded from taking part in the federal elections on Saturday, a Maori rights advocate based in Australia says.​


Māori land beckons

New Zealand is the ideal choice for anyone who wants to equip himself/herself with internationally competitive skills and qualifications. It offers a huge range of options, from short-course trade certificates to high-powered research-based doctoral studies.



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