It was with much sadness that I learned of the passing of accomplished sportsman Jason Wynyard MNZM (nō Ngāpuhi, me Ngāti Maniapoto) on Wednesday.
Tangi ngunguru ana ngā tai ki te wahapū o Hokianga Whakapau Karakia.
Ko tēnei te wiki e whakanui ana i tō tātou reo rangatira.
Pokia ana te tihi Taiarahia e Hine-Pūkohu-rangi
Associate Minister of Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta today announced Māori Land Court Chief Judge Caren Fox as the new Chairperson for the Waitangi Tribunal for a period of five years.
“Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari taku toa, he toa takitini”
Paki kau atu rā ki Hikurangi, ki Puketapu me ngā wai o te Tairāwhiti, anā, ko te whitinga mai o te rā! Uia mai koia te wahine tū teitei mai rā, te manu taunga o Ngāti Porou, o Rongowhakaata.
Ko Puanga tērā kua ara ake ki te uru – e kānapa mai ana ki te tihi o te maunga tītohea – e ka tanuku nei! E ka tanuku nei! Ahaha!
Ka tanuku ka tanuku
Ka tanuku te tihi o Maunganui a ha ha
E kapo ki te whetū, e kapo ki te marama, e kapo ki te ata
Ko aku raukura ka riro rā e.
The Government has announced extra support to help remove sediment and debris for whenua Māori in Tairāwhiti and Hawke’s Bay, in the latest initiative to support communities recover from Cyclone Gabrielle.
The King’s Birthday and Coronation Honours list 2023 celebrates Māori from all walks of life, reflecting the achievements of those who have made a significant contribution to the community, Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson said.
The government is continuing to support rangatahi in providing more funding into Maori Trades training and new He Poutama Rangatahi programmes across Aotearoa.
An $8 million boost to New Zealand Māori Tourism will help operators insulate themselves for the future.
The Māori Budget this year continues investment in whānau wellbeing, access to whare, and whakapapa, all of which support the Government’s plan to address the cost of living.
The Government is rolling out new programmes in areas that have seen spikes in youth offending to help steer rangatahi into training and employment.
A cross government target for relevant government procurement contracts for goods and services to be awarded to Māori businesses annually will increase to 8%, after the initial 5% target was exceeded.
Minister for Māori Development, Hon Willie Jackson announced today the appointment of Alana Thomas, Ngāpuhi, as a Judge of Te Kooti Whenua Māori - the Māori Land Court.
Today I acknowledge the passing of a great women, a courageous leader, a trail-blazer, Georgina Beyer – descendant of Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Raukawa and Ngāti Porou said Willie Jackson.
The Government has launched a $15 million short-term relief package to support Māori communities devastated by Cyclone Gabrielle and help accelerate their recovery.
Titewhai Harawira came to signify the essence of the Māori renaissance period, an awakening of Māoridom to not only the wrongs of our collective past, but just as importantly in setting in place a framework for the collective progression of our country through honouring the commitments of our forebearers to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the promises it holds for all.
Since July 2022, more than 610 cadets across 35 programmes have been approved, up from the 499 cadets approved by this time in the last financial year.
Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson wishes to acknowledge the passing of Māori leader Cletus Maanu Paul (ONZM) this week.
I tēnei rā, ka whakaeke mai tētahi ope nui ki te Pāremata i Te Whanganui-a-Tara ki te whakanui i te huringa o te 50 tau mai i te hainatanga o te petihana mō te reo Māori.