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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 >>

Election of Maori Council Chair and Deputy Chair

Saturday, 16 April 2016, 7:45 pm | Maori Council

Election of Council Chair and Deputy Chair Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie was elected Chair of the Council at a meeting in Wellington today. Owen Lloyd was elected Deputy Chair of the Council. A five member Executive was also elected. More >>

Judd and Fox presenting at Māori Governance Hui

Monday, 25 May 2015, 3:52 pm | Maori Council

New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd and Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox are the latest to join an exciting line up of speakers and presenters attending this weekend’s Te Tatau Pounamu Maori Governance and Representation Conference in Palmerston North. More >>

Māori Representation and Governance Conference

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 9:11 am | Maori Council

Māori representation, mandate and participation will be discussed at a conference being convened by the New Zealand Māori Council in Palmerston North, on Sunday 31 May 2015. More >>

Water rights, Te Reo Maori strategy and Maori representation

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:18 am | Maori Council

Water rights, Te Reo Maori strategy and Maori representation being discussed at Waitangi on 5 February “New Zealand Maori Council will be discussing our key policy initiatives in an open forum at Waitangi on Thursday 5 February.” says NZMC Co-Chair Maanu ... More >>

A water policy that’s fair for all New Zealanders

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 8:55 am | Maori Council

A water policy that’s fair for all New Zealanders A national water policy framework must provide for the interests of the natural environment, the general public and Māori, say the Co-Chairs of the Council, Maanu Paul and Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie, ... More >>

Everybody owns water: A framework for water policy

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 8:54 am | Maori Council

Media Statement Everybody owns water: A framework for water policy that’s fair to all New Zealanders More >>

DISCUSSION PAPER ON A WATER POLICY FRAMEWORK

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 8:52 am | Maori Council

DISCUSSION PAPER ON A WATER POLICY FRAMEWORK 22 December 2014 Practice 1. The New Zealand Māori Council says national water policy should provide for the interests of the natural environment, the general public and Māori. 2. The Māori interest ... More >>

Background to the NZMC Water Policy Framework

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 8:51 am | Maori Council

Background to the NZMC Water Policy Framework 22 December 2014 SECTION 1. ETHICS, RESPONSIBILITY AND LAW This section examines the ethical content of the policy. Other sections will be added as the work is progressed. Proposal in brief The New Zealand ... More >>

Widespread Support for New Zealand Maori Council

Monday, 16 September 2013, 3:15 pm | Maori Council

Halfway through government’s month-long nationwide consultation process on the review of the Maori Community Development Act, the vast majority of those speaking at the consultation hui have argued to keep the Act and for Maori Wardens to remain ... More >>

 

 

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