Competing North Island iwi groups Tauranga Moana and Pare Hauraki were on track to negotiate a tikanga process for Treaty settlement talks – face to face, on the marae, no lawyers. Then the government changed hands and tikanga went out the window.
Geopolitical commentator Graham Cameron looks at the lessons learned at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues over the past two weeks.
Rent Week 2018: Two tales from Tauranga, which now outranks Auckland as New Zealand's least affordable housing, illustrates the challenges solo mums face in the renting market.
Local hāpu blockades barring people from using a wharf on Matakana Island in the Bay of Plenty have drawn the ire of visitors and tourist operations.
Western Bay of Plenty council already voted in favour of Māori wards, but the partner of Hobson’s Pledge head honcho Don Brash is demanding a rate-payers' poll.
Graham Cameron uses his background in public service to look at how the dominant model in health and education is selling us all short.
The violent suppression of the referendum in Catalonia holds lessons for iwi wishing to establish their independence in Aotearoa, writes Graham Cameron. In the main, the reporting on the Catalan referendum â€¦
Choosing to relegate te reo into a group of languages is an insulting breach of treaty obligations, revealing a lack of serious commitment to the revitalisation of the language, argues Graham Cameron
From the Māori-Mana deal to the Labour no-list gambit, short-sighted strategies risk excluding Māori voters from the conversation about Māori aspirations, writes Graham Cameron