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Maori Council on spying allegations

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:39 am | Maori Council

Maori Council calls on Government to get to the bottom of spying allegations & calls former Government Ministers to account More >>

Cancer sufferers once again let down by PHARMAC

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:38 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on both the Maori Affairs Select Committee and the Health Select Committee of the New Zealand Parliament to “explain” where things are at with the Inquiry call into life saving and life extending medications ... More >>

Census 2018 – Heads should roll, incompetence reigns

Monday, 17 December 2018, 9:14 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has poured scorn on Statistics New Zealand for what is turning out to be an embarrassing waste of resources, money and planning when it comes to the 2018 Census. “The New Zealand Census is one of the most important ... More >>

Maori Council call for culture change in SOE

Monday, 10 December 2018, 1:51 pm | Maori Council

A travesty of talent: Maori Council reveals only 6 Maori sit on the boards of State Owned Enterprises - calls for a culture change More >>

Call for Maori Mental Health Authority

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 3:16 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council and the National Maori Authority have come together and called on the Government to do more when it comes to Maori and the mental health and suicide prevention sectors: More >>

Is it time for a Maori Bank?

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 4:02 pm | Maori Council

The question of whether or not Maori should form their own bank has come up again this time in discussions within a high level New Zealand Maori Council working group on Housing and Housing Affordability. The last time the prospect was raised was back ... More >>

Ministry heads should roll over teacher numbers

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 10:36 am | Maori Council

The Chair of the National Maori Authority and the Auckland District of New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has said heads should roll over the debacle of the teachers shortage asking the question “how did it all get to this?”. More >>

Maori Council welcomes Dr Erueti’s appointment

Monday, 12 November 2018, 7:36 pm | Maori Council

Maori Council welcomes Dr Erueti’s appointment to the Royal Commission into Child and Institutional Abuse … “throw open the doors and let the stories and healing begin” More >>

Do you know what data is being collected about you?

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 11:45 am | Maori Council

Do you know what data is being collected about you? According to Maori Council; probably not – a call for a national conversation on data sovereignty More >>

Call for Inquiry as breast cancer rates increase

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 2:15 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Māori Council Chair and National Executive have called on the Parliament’s Māori Affairs Select Committee to hold an urgent Inquiry into the cost of prescription and non-prescription medications when it comes to Māori. Chair, Sir Taihakurei Durie, ... More >>

Māori Council calls for more Kiwi’s to embrace Te Reo

Monday, 10 September 2018, 9:26 am | Maori Council

As Māori language week begins one of the nation’s oldest representatives’ groups, Te Kaunihera Māori o Aotearoa, the New Zealand Māori Council, has called on more Kiwis to know a little more Te Reo and to not be afraid to use a few kupu (words) ... More >>

Government must act on extreme rates of Maori homelessness

Friday, 7 September 2018, 9:01 am | Maori Council

“Government must act on the extreme rates of Maori homelessness” & “The $42 Billion Maori Economy is a joke” More >>

Maori Council to act on Suicide

Saturday, 25 August 2018, 12:11 pm | Maori Council

New Zealand Maori Council to act on Suicide after record numbers by the Chief Coroner are published. More >>

NZ Maori Council steps into lead the social policy agenda

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 5:35 pm | Maori Council

The future development of social policy impacting on Maori has never been more certain now that the New Zealand Maori Council’s new structure is in place. At the national hui in July a new strategic direction was proposed that focussed the energy and work ... More >>

From the Desk of the Chairperson

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 9:45 am | Maori Council

The 48 members of the New Zealand Māori Council met in Wellington last weekend. Over half of these members have taken national office for the first time. The Council is comprised of three members from each of the Council’s 16 districts. Sir Taihākurei ... More >>

Court: Auckland District Māori Council election unlawful

Monday, 21 August 2017, 5:16 pm | Maori Council

The High Court has declared that the 2015 election of the Auckland District Māori Council (also known as the Tamaki Makarau District Māori Council) was unlawful. The declaration was made after an application by Daniel Nehemia, a member of the ... More >>

NZ Māori Council statement on former co-chairman Maanu Paul

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 9:50 am | Maori Council

3 May The NZ Maori Council has not approved or considered a claim by Mr Paul in relation to the foreshore of New Zealand and nor has the Council acknowledged him as a co-chair. Taihākurei Durie Chair NZ Māori Council More >>

Māori Language Policy

Monday, 18 July 2016, 11:43 am | Maori Council

As the Minister of Māori Development takes the final steps to establish Te Mātāwai as the new and innovative body to lead the Māori Language strategy, the New Zealand Māori Council congratulates the 13 appointees to the Board who have been selected ... More >>

Māori Council back on track

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:40 am | Maori Council

Yesterday, the High Court formally declared that a meeting arranged by a small group within the New Zealand Māori Council last February was not a lawful Council meeting and that the decisions made at that meeting were void. This clears any doubts about ... More >>

Māori Council response to the Waitangi Tribunal

Friday, 6 May 2016, 12:23 pm | Maori Council

“The New Zealand Māori Council welcomes the Waitangi Tribunal Trans-Pacific Partnership Report,” says Council Chair Sir Edward Durie. “The report provides helpful advice on how to move matters forward in protecting Māori interests in international trade ... More >>



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