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Maori Council Welcomes PHARMAC Review: Every New Zealander Should Have A Fighting Chance At Life

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 10:57 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council welcomes the review announced by the Prime Minister into PHARMAC. Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, has called for such a review over the course of the last two years with a particular emphasis on the ways and means ... More >>

Call For Independent Inquiry Into Racial Profiling By Police – Maori Council Furious At Police And The IPCA

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 3:06 pm | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council has weighed into the illegal taking of photos of Maori youth in the Wairarapa by the Police by scolding the IPCA for saying they will take a hard look at the issue. Matthew Tukaki has said he not ... More >>

Former ACT MP Invokes Nazism In Describing "Maori Supremacy" - Maori Council Calls For Her Sacking

Friday, 18 December 2020, 9:51 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council’s Executive Director has called for the sacking of Dr Murial Newman after she quoted Nazi murder Dr Joseph Goebbels when referencing what she is calling “Maori Supremacy” in an article for the “Star News”. ... More >>

Report Shows Maori Economy Poised Thrive Post COVID19 – Tukaki Says Thrive Not Just Survive

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 11:04 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has welcomed the publication of a report giving an insight into the state of the Maori economy and Maori small business, Te Matapaeroa 20149 – looking toward the horizon”. The Executive Director of the Council, Matthew ... More >>

Te Reo Maori Should Be Compulsory In The Education System – New Zealand Maori Council

Friday, 13 November 2020, 12:13 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on the Government to go much further when it comes to today’s announcement around Te Reo Maori in the education system. Raewyn Harrison, Chair of the Councils National Taskforce on Education also reminded the ... More >>

NZ Maori Council Cautions The Solicitor General On Comments During Royal Commission

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 1:16 pm | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council has cautioned the Solicitor General that establishing a “redress” Commision simialr to the framework of the Waitangi Tribunal must take into account the flaws of the Waitanghi Tribunal – ... More >>

NZ Maori Council Applauds More Maori In Cabinet – History Made With Nanaia Mahuta

Monday, 2 November 2020, 2:41 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has welcomed the make-up of the new Cabinet and Government and has urged Ministers to get to work. Matthew Tukaki, Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council also said that while he was disappointed not to see Kelvin ... More >>

Referendum: NZ Maori Council Calls For More Focus On The Health And Criminal Justice System

Friday, 30 October 2020, 3:19 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has thanked the public of New Zealand for being bold and brave when it comes to the two national referendum questions – one on the End of Life Choice Bill and the second on Cannabis. Speaking to media outlets on the ... More >>

Maori Council Hammers Business And Industry Over Foreign Workers Saying “cut It Out”

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 10:38 am | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council has put a shot across the bow of business and industry telling them to “cut it out” when it comes to calls for changes to visa categories to allow the bringing in of more foreign labour because ... More >>

Data Shows Maori Early Voting Skyrockets – Tight Contests In East Coast, Northland And Waiariki

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 11:58 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has released data on current Maori voting trends across key electorates having had data released to it by the New Zealand Electoral Commission. The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, laid an ... More >>

Maori Council Warns The Electoral Commission “you Had One Job – Get It Right”

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 10:08 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has put a shot across the bow of the New Zealand Electoral Commission to clean up their act ahead of polling day with Executive Director Matthew Tukaki saying that “they have one job every three years to get it right and yet ... More >>

Maori Council Welcomes Royal Commission Hearings Into State Abuse

Monday, 21 September 2020, 9:50 am | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has welcomed the opening of the first round of hearings at the Royal Commission into Abuse of Care in Auckland. Tukaki, who is a member of the Commissions Taumata, has said this ... More >>

Auckland Lockdown - Maori Council Calls For Vigilance And Calm

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 5:03 am | Maori Council

The head of the New Zealand Maori Council and Chair of the Council’s Auckland District has asked whanau and the community to remain calm and vigilant in the midst of the City of Auckland being locked down to Alert level Three as COVID19 re-emerges ... More >>

Unemployment Tipped To Rise – Maori Unemployment Tipped To Skyrocket

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 9:10 am | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has said unemployment in New Zealand will rise significantly over the next quarter and the figures out today are just the tip of a very fast-moving iceberg. Tukaki has said ... More >>

Massive Opportunities For Maori With The Establishment Of A Maori Health Authority

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 10:59 am | Maori Council

Simpson Review: Massive opportunities for Maori with the establishment of a Maori Health Authority and a clean-up of the DHBs National Maori Authority Chair, Matthew Tukaki, has welcomed the publishing of the Simpson Review into the Health and Disability ... More >>

Maori Unemployment Could Rise Above 30% If Action Is Not Take Now – NZ Maori Council

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 12:57 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has urged the Government to work more with Maori small business and industry to develop a specific Maori approach to employment and business growth as Treasury Forecasts indicate a scenario where unemployment could hit past ... More >>

Maori Council Releases Support Package For Small And Medium Business

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 1:37 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has swung in behind small and medium sized businesses having released a suite of policy recommendations that include immediate taxation changes, introduction of a quickly implementable asset write off scheme, commercial ... More >>

NZ Maori Council Pushes For Freezes And Subsidies

Monday, 23 March 2020, 1:18 pm | Maori Council

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: NZ Maori Council pushes for a freeze on rent, rental subsidies for low- and middle-income families, price freeze on essential household products and food staples) The New Zealand Maori Council has called for ... More >>

Housing Crisis Needs Action And We Are Taking It / Maori Council Pushes Back Against Simon Bridges

Monday, 9 March 2020, 4:07 pm | Maori Council

  “Housing is one of the key issues leading into the next election not just for Maori but for all New Zealanders. That is why we need to address housing affordability and why so many of our people are still unable to get on the ownership ... More >>

Maori Council Sends Blunt Message To Local Government - Hands Off Maori Land

Monday, 2 March 2020, 1:20 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has warned the Far North District Council to keep its hand off Maori land in an ever deepening rift between Maori and Councils across the country. The Councils Executive Director Matthew Tukaki has called the Far Norths ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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