Moriori back in Treaty negotiations with the Crown
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Moriori back in Treaty negotiations with the Crown

The Moriori iwi are back in negotiations with the Crown to settle their historic grievances. There are some contentious issues to navigate but the Chatham Islands iwi are clear about what they want out of a settlement with the Crown. Irena Smith reports. An oppressed people who were on the verge of extinction. Moriori spokesman […]

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Prof Margaret Mutu calls for establishing Māori parliament

Iwi leader Margaret Mutu says Maori should still look to establishing their own parliament following this week’s political antics regarding the Labour Party. The party has received backlash over the omission of Maori in their top 15 list candidates for this year’s elections. They came. They saw. But did these politicians conquer? I support the […]

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Should taxpayers have to fund private schools?

this week the Supreme Court heard a case over whether states should fund religious schools in Espinosa the Montana Department of Revenue the plaintiffs argued their religious liberties are being violated after the Montana Supreme Court struck down a program providing tax credits for donations to private school vouchers in their ruling the state court […]

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Whanganui treaty settlement land groups united
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Whanganui treaty settlement land groups united

Now that the Awa Tupua Whanganui River treaty claim has been settled attention is now turning to the whenua. The Crown has recognised four settlement groups negotiating treaty claims in four different rohe within Whanganui stretching from Taumarunui to the river city. Eruera Rerekura was in Whanganui and filed this report. The most important thing […]

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