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CENSUS debacle must never happen again

Monday, 23 September 2019, 11:49 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has cautioned the nation and policy makers on the 2018 Census figures released today and indicated that while some work has been done the fact that Maori remained unrepresented as a national figure in the tally on the day ... More >>

Statement about Air New Zealand Backdown

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:40 pm | Maori Council

I am very pleased with Air New Zealand’s Decision to backdown and withdraw their application to trademark into a logo Kia Ora. I said at the time that it was an ill conceived idea and poorly thought out – more importantly it should never have been ... More >>

Maori Council warns Minister not to proceed with appointment

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:13 pm | Maori Council

“ I continue to be amazed at the incompetence of this Government when it comes to suicide prevention and mental health. Not only is this Government about to appoint a regional coroner who has a history of under reporting suicides amongst children ... More >>

Maori Council threatens AIR NZ with court

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 4:11 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has told the CEO of Air New Zealand to pull his head in and warned that it will not put up with the nonsense of the company trying to trade-mark “Kia Ora”. Council Executive Director Matthew Tukaki as also indicated ... More >>

Major Maori led suicide prevention initiatives launched

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:11 am | Maori Council

The Chair of the National Maori Authority and former Chair of Suicide Prevention Australia, Matthew Tukaki, has today launched new series of initiatives focused on suicide prevention saying that “Government inaction and more of the same business ... More >>

Maori Council to make a stand at the Waitangi Tribunal

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:16 am | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has called the Governments response to mental health announced today “nothing more than a weak response focusing in on the same old delivery method.” “All New Zealanders ... More >>

Gov response to freshwater degradation a great first step

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:04 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement in respect of New Zealand’s water ways and has also said that “this is a good first step when it comes to both responding to the water claim and the recent Waitangi Tribunal ... More >>

Time to smack the smoke and vaping companies out of the park

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 2:06 pm | Maori Council

“How is it we accept that vaping should be some sort of alternative to smoking and therefore nothing to see here, let’s just accept that the 2025 target of a smoke free New Zealand won’t be met and lets all get on the vape. I have never ... More >>

Government Response to measles epidemic a national joke

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 8:45 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called the handling of the measles outbreak across New Zealand an absolute dogs breakfast and slammed the Governments patch work response. Matthew Tukaki, Executive Director of the Council has said the prevention approach ... More >>

Maori Council applauds Cancer Action Plan

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 5:09 pm | Maori Council

Maori Council applauds Cancer Action Plan – announce an immediate campaign called Act.Live – educating Maori men to be more cancer aware More >>

Local Government candidates told to front up

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 7:37 pm | Maori Council

Local Government candidates told to front up over asset sales, Maori and the resource management act More >>

Landmark Waitangi Report on Water Claims released

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 5:35 pm | Maori Council

The much-anticipated Waitangi Tribunal and Report into Water has been released with the New Zealand Maori Council calling its recommendations both a win for Maori but also a cautionary tale in now ensuring the Crown responds to both the report and ... More >>

Landmark Report Released into Maori Aging and Disabilities

Sunday, 25 August 2019, 4:39 pm | Maori Council

Landmark Report Released into Maori Aging and Disabilities “Manaaki Pakeke” – New Zealand Maori Council calls for a policy shift and greater focus The New Zealand Maori Council has released a comprehensive policy statement challenging the ... More >>

Racism is alive and well in NZ

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 3:20 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on the nation to address all forms of racism and not to shy away from an honest conversation about where it’s taking hold. The call comes after the Nelson Club decided to keep a member after his comments became ... More >>

Maori Council calls for a public service executive overhaul

Friday, 16 August 2019, 1:03 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called for an overhaul of the Public Services executive ranks as the Corrections debacle shows mis-management and incompetence at the highest level. Matthew Tukaki, Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council has said ... More >>

Maori Council calls for CENSUS to be re-run

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 11:59 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has welcomed the resignation of the chief statistician after the debacle that was the last CENSUS. Council Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, was one of the first to point out the potential impacts on Maori when it comes to ... More >>

Mayoral Candidate "a dog whistler"

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:48 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called for Western Bay of Plenty Mayoral Candidate, Margaret Murray-Benge to “pull her head in” after proposing blocking the return of land to local Iwi where the land was sold by missionaries who never owned it. ... More >>

Rent to Buy does nothing when it comes to Maori housing

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 1:01 pm | Maori Council

“What we would like to see is every one of our people owning their own home – free of the rental market.” Said Matthew Tukaki, Executive Director of the Maori Council. More >>

Maori unemployment down – its time to strengthen the economy

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 12:01 pm | Maori Council

“Now this obviously defies all those nonsense two bit economists out there that like to trade in the art of doom and gloom when it comes to data – my message to them is get off your hobby horses. Your mates lost the last election and all youre ... More >>

NZ Maori Council calls on National Leader to apologize

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 12:45 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on National Party Leader, Simon Bridges, to apologize to the Tokelauan people, who are also citizens of New Zealand, for his comments alluding to their irrelevance. Matthew Tukaki, Council Executive Director ... More >>

 

 

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