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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 >>

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 >>

   

 

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