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Maori Council slams Government over latest suicide statistic

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 5:12 pm | Maori Council

The numbers of deaths by suicide in New Zealand are beyond unacceptable and it is time both the previous Government admitted it failed New Zealanders during its nine years in office and that the current Government is at risk of failure by following ... More >>

Maori Council welcomes Waitangi Tribunal recommendations

Monday, 1 July 2019, 8:51 am | Maori Council

“This is a once in a two hundred year opportunity – with so much against us when it comes to health, from cancer and heart health, to diabetes and organ failure, from suicide prevention and mental health – this is the chance for us to board ... More >>

Council welcomes Government crackdown on State Sector Act

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10:31 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has welcomed a restructure of the public service with the Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, calling this the first step towards greater engagement with Maori, Iwi and Hapu: More >>

Bill does nothing to address the failing health system

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:24 am | Maori Council

The Chair of the National Maori Authority and Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has this morning written to Maori members of Parliament to consider, for the time being, voting against the third reading of the end of life ... More >>

New Zealand Maori Council breaks into housing reform

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 5:51 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has today launched the second of its new resources focused on educating whanau when it comes to their rights as tenants and what the responsibilities of landlords are. Council Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, launched ... More >>

Multiple Failings of PHARMC require a Royal Commission

Saturday, 22 June 2019, 6:10 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has asked the Prime Minister to establish a Royal Commission to investigate PHARMAC and successive Governments failure to provide adequate funding. Executive Director of the Council, Matthew Tukaki, has also said that an urgent investigation ... More >>

Maori Council, Hobson's Pledge and hui

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:08 pm | Maori Council

New Zealand Maori Council calls Hobson’s Pledges claims that they would accept an invitation for a hui LIES – after the organisation declines mediation over Human Rights Commission complaint. More >>

National Maori Authority response to Oranga Tamariki

Sunday, 16 June 2019, 11:19 am | Maori Council

National Maori Authority puts forward a response to Oranga Tamariki "As this national conversation unfolds - we need to plot a path that sees no more Maori children in care and everything we do and say must always put our children and whanau at the ... More >>

National Maori Authority Chair slams David Seymour

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 5:07 pm | Maori Council

The Chair of the National Maori Authority, Matthew Tukaki, has come out swinging against ACT MP David Seymour and called him out for his comments when it comes to hate speech: “David Seymour is doing nothing more the running a protection racket ... More >>

OIA ignored as hundreds of requests languish

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 3:15 pm | Maori Council

Official Information Act ignored as hundreds of requests languish – Government needs to pull its public servants into line: NZ Maori Council More >>

Time for an independent stand-alone watch dog commission

Friday, 7 June 2019, 10:55 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has opened a public discussion on whether it is time New Zealand moved with the times when it came to a stand-alone body to investigate corruption and the misuse of office by Public officials. More >>

Maori Council calls on the DHB model to be abolished

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 12:28 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council will appear before the “Simpson Review” in Auckland today – the Health and Disability Services Review is looking at the DHB model and its relevancy More >>

Government has failed Maori across the board

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 10:38 am | Maori Council

“A lot of our people will be disappointed that the expectation of this Government, set so high, is not translating. Their needs to be a reset between the Government and Maori and the Government needs to start setting specific timelines and engagement ... More >>

Maori Council Calls for a National Infrastructure Commission

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 10:37 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has backed the establishment of New Zealand Infrastructure Commission calling the idea long overdue and who’s day has come. Councils Executive Director Matthew Tukaki has said that Infrastructure is the corner stone of a future ... More >>

NZ Maori Council takes on Don Brash and Hobsons Pledge

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:28 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has today asked the New Zealand Human Rights Commission to investigate the organisation known as “Hobsons Pledge”. The resolution to seek the Human Rights Commission to intervene in what the council has called a “racially ... More >>

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 >>



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