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Iwi Pandemic Response Group Recommend Government ‘step Up’ Testing, Put A Cap On Entry And Māori Vaccination Strategy

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 10:13 am | Iwi Chairs Forum

The National Iwi Chairs Forum [NICF] Pandemic Response Group has today issued six priority recommendations to the Government. We are extremely proud of the combined efforts of Government, Māori Organisations and the public at large that have avoided ... More >>

Iwi Chairs Welcome Clarity Of Police Powers

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 10:16 am | Iwi Chairs Forum

The National Iwi Chairs Forum welcomes the further clarity and guidance on Alert Level 4 rules during lockdown, issued by Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield over the weekend. Speaking from the Wellington base of the National Iwi Chairs Forums ... More >>

Iwi Chairs united on freshwater rights and issues

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 1:30 pm | Iwi Chairs Forum

Iwi Chairs are united in their position on freshwater rights and interests, the National Iwi Chairs Forum announced today. More >>

National Iwi Chairs Forum Delegation at COP24 UNCCC Katowice

Friday, 7 December 2018, 10:21 am | Iwi Chairs Forum

Kiwi’s can be proud of the New Zealand delegation in attendance at the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 meeting in the city of Katowice, says Mike Smith, who is leading the Iwi Leaders Group on Climate Change. More >>

National Iwi Chairs Forum rejects Kāhui Wai Māori proposal

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 6:22 pm | Iwi Chairs Forum

The Pou Taiao Iwi Leaders Group has announced that it will not be participating in the Government’s Kāhui Wai Māori process. More >>

Iwi Chairs Re-Assert Rights And Interests in Fresh Water

Friday, 3 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Iwi Chairs Forum

Pou Taiao Chair, Herewini Parata said, “The continued lack of progress between the Crown and Iwi is affecting the mauri of our waterways, the stability of our country’s sustainable growth and the partnership guaranteed with the Crown under Te Tiriti ... More >>

Māori leaders’ emergency climate summit announced

Monday, 12 March 2018, 9:25 am | Iwi Chairs Forum

Some of New Zealand’s top Māori leaders, scientists, and economic development experts are set to speak at an emergency climate change summit . More >>

Significant gift on the agenda for Iwi delegation’s UN visit

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 10:25 am | Iwi Chairs Forum

Sixty-eight iwi have maintained their staunch support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) at Waitangi on 5 February 2016, with an iwi delegation set to visit the United Nations in New York later this week. ... More >>

Iwi leaders make education a priority

Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:38 am | Iwi Chairs Forum

The Iwi Chairs Forum has resoundingly supported the call to rally to raise the learning achievement of Maori students throughout the country. More >>