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Maori Council targeting suicide prevention among Maori men

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:59 pm | Maori Council

Maori Council & National Maori Authority launches new resource targeting suicide prevention amongst Maori men “How to have a korero” More >>

Maori Council calls for a vulnerable whanau support package

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 10:36 am | Maori Council

Maori Council calls for a vulnerable whanau and families support package – it’s time to recognise the contribution of our elders in the care and protection of our children More >>

Maori Council to make a move on care and protection of kids

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 3:36 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council is launching a new campaign to highlight the number of Maori Children in State Care and the increasing numbers who are being abused. Matthew Tukaki, Executive Director of Council has said its time to have an accounting ... More >>

Framework to hold Govt to account on UNDRIP

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 2:04 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has announced that it will develop benchmarks when it comes to holding the Government to account in respect of the United Nations Declaration for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, believed to be the first in the world. More >>

Royal Commission into failure of NZ’s Intelligence a must

Monday, 25 March 2019, 12:09 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has added to the call for a Royal Commission to be held into the failure of intelligence services to pick up the existence of white supremist organisations and individuals in the lead up to the terrorist attack on ... More >>

Maori to gather for a national Haka on Friday

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 12:22 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council is calling on Maori from right across the nation to come out this Friday in a national show of support for the whanau and victims of last week’s terrorist attacks in Christchurch. More >>

Maori Council calls for reform in wake of Christchurch

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 6:57 pm | Maori Council

“There are more than 1.5 million guns owned by New Zealanders or roughly one for every three New Zealanders. We also know through research and evidence that there are many guns in circulation that are not registered and let’s face it – there ... More >>

Time to have a brutal conversation about Maori kids in care

Friday, 15 March 2019, 10:50 am | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council has called on Maori families, communities and organisations to have honest and open conversations about what is happening when it comes to children in State care and the shocking rates of abuse. ... More >>

Maori Women more likely to head into retirement in debt

Friday, 15 March 2019, 10:29 am | Maori Council

In December of 2018 the New Zealand Maori Council released the results of a survey called “What keeps Maori awake at night?”. Financial security loomed large in the survey results and over the last several months Council has been unpacking the ... More >>

Broad reaching Inquiry into Maori Health to begin

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 12:57 pm | Maori Council

“I am pleased that the Maori Affairs Select Committee will has called on the Inquiry into the Health System and its impacts on Maori. This is a major win for our people wherever they are and more than we could have hoped for. Its time to throw open the ... More >>

Health Reform a must as NZ tackles a multitude of challenges

Monday, 4 March 2019, 11:32 am | Maori Council

“If we are going to improve New Zealand’s Health System then we need to start investing now – Treasury has already said that the current model is unsustainable and unless we invest in better and more formative research around outcomes we will ... More >>

Maori Council takes on TVNZ to stop fire sale

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:17 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has asked the Ministers for Broadcasting and State Owned Enterprises to intervene and stop the sale and licensing of Television New Zealand’s archive to Getty Images. Council Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, ... More >>

Tax working group missed opportunity

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 7:26 pm | Maori Council

Tax working group missed the opportunity to move from accounting principles to human principles in tax reform: Maori Council More >>

Report about Maori Nationalist organisations a “crock"

Monday, 18 February 2019, 9:20 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on the Department of Corrections to name names in a confidential internal report naming Maori Nationalist organisations as a threat. Council Executive Director Matthew Tukaki has called the comments “from ... More >>

Maori Council demands PM step into Cancer death debate

Friday, 15 February 2019, 12:12 pm | Maori Council

“No Government Agency should be a law unto itself and it is time for an accounting of PHARMAC – it is time that this recalcitrant Government body, funded by the taxpayer, and meant to have the best interests of all New Zealanders at heart to be bought ... More >>

Maori Council and the National Maori Authority hit the road

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 8:38 pm | Maori Council

Maori Council and the National Maori Authority hit the road to Australia to support Iwi and Hapu find their list members More >>

New taskforce on Maori access to industry and employment

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 10:37 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has today launched a new national taskforce that will seek to improve the number of Maori in high skills jobs and professions, increase Maori small business ownership, access to industry and promote more younger Maori ... More >>

Maori Kids to start the school year more behind than ever

Monday, 21 January 2019, 12:45 pm | Maori Council

Maori Kids to start the school year more behind than ever before: rise of the digital divide In this press release: an overview of the problem faced, solutions for Government to consider and tips for parents to try and cover the costs involved. The new school ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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