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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 >>

Maori Council To Take Government On – Water Claim

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 4:25 pm | Maori Council

“Let me be clear, Maori have a guardianship, ownership and protection role when it comes to the nations freshwater ways and let me be even clearer – if what has been happening to our freshwater eco-systems and ecology over the last hundred years ... More >>

Maori Council to establish a national taskforce on racism

Monday, 10 February 2020, 12:06 pm | Maori Council

“New Zealand has a hidden closet of racism that has been growing and growing and something must be done to address the issue. In no-ones universe is it ok for people to be called brown dogs or n*^*er – that’s not freedom of speech that’s racism” ... More >>

RNZ TVNZ Merge may not be in Maori interest

Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:21 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has said any broadcasting reforms to TVNZ and RNZ must also ensure the sustainability of Maori / Iwi broadcasting. The Council’s Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, has warned the Government that there has been a lack of ... More >>

Gov told to stop granting consent to foreign water companies

Monday, 3 February 2020, 3:04 pm | Maori Council

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Government told to stop the granting of consents for foreign water bottling companies / all current consents must be reviewed) More >>

Council Calls time on the head of the Public Service

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 3:39 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has told the Prime Minister and Minister for State Services that it no longer has confidence in the Public Services Commissioner, Peter Hughes. Council’s Executive Director has also indicated that the Council is deeply ... More >>

Maori Council to establish a national taskforce

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 2:07 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has announced the establishment of a National Taskforce for Science and Technology. Council Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, has said that Maori are and will play an increasing role in the sectors from a social, economic, ... More >>

Matthew Tukaki: The Maori Party and the General Election

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 3:30 pm | Maori Council

Reports and articles have been appearing about my involvement with the Maori Party. Articles have also appeared about my involvement in a “dream team” that could either win back several Maori Seats or be on the list of the Party. More >>

Time For Standing Commission Against Corruption

Monday, 20 January 2020, 9:23 am | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council will tell the Coalition Government this week that 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, including public servants, politicians ... More >>

Maori Council calls housing crisis a disgrace

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 12:07 pm | Maori Council

“These people need to get a hotel room and get the housing crisis sorted. Maori are sick and tired, as are all New Zealanders, of the incessant blame game of who didn’t do what when they said they were going to it.” Matthew Tukaki, Executive ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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