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Māori students elect new leadership

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 3:30 pm | Te Mana Akonga

Te Huinga Tauira, the annual Māori Students' Conference ended in Wellington on Sunday after new leadership was elected to carry on the fight for Māori students. More >>

Māori students march for Freedom

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 10:35 am | Te Mana Akonga

Māori students will march for the freedom of West Papua today as they gather for the annual conference Te Huinga Tauira o Te Mana Ākonga this year hosted by Ngāi Tauira, the Māori Students’ Association at Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Review of Act should be seen as an opportunity for Māori

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 3:31 pm | Te Mana Akonga

The New Zealand Māori Council has achieved a number of gains for Māori including the adoption of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in the State Owned Enterprises Act 1986, the reform of Māori land resulting in Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, ... More >>

Māori students should not be used to justify fee increases

Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 6:24 pm | Te Mana Akonga

“Māori and Pasifika students should not be used by any tertiary institution to justify its bid to increase fees,” contends Ivy Harper, Tumuaki of Te Mana Ākonga (National Māori Tertiary Students’ Association). More >>

Poroporoaki for Dame Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan

Saturday, 23 July 2011, 9:37 am | Te Mana Akonga

Māori students are saddened by the passing of Dame Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan ONZ and pay tribute to the significant legacy she has left in education and society. More >>

Māori Students Disappointed by Biased Reporting

Saturday, 20 February 2010, 1:27 pm | Te Mana Akonga

Māori students are disappointed at the stigma cast on all students by one-sided reporting this week. A sample of three students were interviewed on TVNZ’s Close up programme last Tuesday evening regarding their use of student loan money for investments, ... More >>

Cullen Ignores Maori Students Pleas

Friday, 23 February 2007, 3:14 pm | Te Mana Akonga

As the academic year re-begins, Maori tertiary students nationwide are devastated at the response of the Minister of Tertiary Education, Michael Cullen, to their Manaaki Tonu Te Tauira: Maori Development through Tertiary Education campaign. In August ... More >>

Māori students enthused by Hikoi response

Monday, 28 August 2006, 11:53 am | Te Mana Akonga

Enthusiasm about the future marked the close of Te Huinga Tauira 2006, the national annual Māori tertiary students hui hosted this year at Te Herenga Waka marae, Victoria University in Wellington. As part of the hui, Māori students had marched to Parliament ... More >>

Māori students enthused by Hikoi response

Monday, 28 August 2006, 10:48 am | Te Mana Akonga

Enthusiasm about the future marked the close of Te Huinga Tauira 2006, the national annual Māori tertiary students hui hosted this year at Te Herenga Waka marae, Victoria University in Wellington. As part of the hui, Māori students had marched to Parliament ... More >>

Māori Tertiary Students Hikoi to Parliament

Wednesday, 23 August 2006, 9:28 am | Te Mana Akonga

This Thursday Māori tertiary students from all over Aotearoa will gather in Wellington to march to parliament. The march launches the Manaaki Tonu Te Tauira campaign, which promotes Māori development through tertiary education. The purpose of the march ... More >>

Te Mana Ākonga - Māori Electoral Option

Wednesday, 2 August 2006, 4:35 pm | Te Mana Akonga

With the closing today of the Māori Electoral Option, Māori students of Te Mana Ākonga (the National Māori Tertiary Students’ Association) are calling for continued and enhanced education on the Option, beyond the current campaign held over the few ... More >>

Labour’s Mâori Chair writes off Mâori youth

Wednesday, 21 June 2006, 9:44 am | Te Mana Akonga

Mâori students are appalled at the comments of Labour List MP Shane Jones, Chair of the Labour Party’s Maori Caucus, who suggests appealing to Mâori youth is a waste of time because of their low participation as voters. Mr Jones, in a recent media ... More >>

Mâori students meet with UN Rapporteur

Monday, 28 November 2005, 10:27 am | Te Mana Akonga

Today’s poroaki at Te Herenga Waka marae, Victoria University in Wellington, concluded the four day Hui Kaiarahi of Te Mana Âkonga, the executives hui of the National Mâori Tertiary Students’ Association. More >>

Mâori call for a universal allowance

Thursday, 20 October 2005, 9:17 am | Te Mana Akonga

Concluding Labour’s talks on coalition, cooperation, and confidence and supply, Mâori students are calling for a greater commitment to progressing a universal student allowance. More >>

Maori students ecstatic over Maori Party

Friday, 16 September 2005, 11:09 am | Te Mana Akonga

Today Mâori students celebrated as they read the details of the Mâori Party Rangatahi (youth) policy, launched earlier today. The policy details initiatives and priorities given to rangatahi development by the Mâori party. More >>

Maori students welcome Maori Party youth policy

Thursday, 15 September 2005, 5:24 pm | Te Mana Akonga

Today Māori students celebrated as they read the details of the Māori Party Rangatahi (youth) policy, launched earlier today. The policy details initiatives and priorities given to rangatahi development by the Māori party. More >>

Maori student debt skyrockets past $1.5 billion

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 2:19 pm | Te Mana Akonga

Today total student debt passed the $8 billion dollar mark. According to the latest statistics, the percentage of debt belonging to Mâori students shows Mâori student debt skyrocketing above $1.5 billion. More >>

Mâori students caught in election cross-fire

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 9:20 am | Te Mana Akonga

Mâori tertiary students are speaking out against Labour and National for their attacks on Mâori and Mâori initiatives in a bid for the lead in the upcoming election. Mâori students’ associations from around the country report Mâori students are facing high ... More >>

Action demanded beyond Te Wiki o te Reo

Friday, 29 July 2005, 11:01 am | Te Mana Akonga

Concluding Te Wiki o Te Reo Mâori (Mâori Language Week), Maori students demand the government take action to fulfil its guarantees for te reo Mâori. More >>

Mâori students thrilled by Labours proposal

Friday, 29 July 2005, 11:00 am | Te Mana Akonga

Mâori students are thrilled by Labours proposed tertiary student support policy. The recent announcements have included proposals for no interest accumulated on loans for those in New Zealand, and increased eligibility for student allowances. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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