125 years after New Zealand women won the right to vote, we take a look at what the first polling day looked like for Māori women... sort of.
Leonie Hayden went in search of the people behind community access radio station Planet FM, and their newly minted and very silly Twitter account. She discovered a group of people who love their jobs and the communities they help.
A kaupapa Māori mental service provider is combining tohunga-led cultural therapy and clinical methods to help young Māori understand, rather than fear, their gifts.
It was a different direction for the trained physiotherapist, but Ricky Bell pursued groundbreaking research into holistic approaches to obesity in Māori because that's what his community needed.
To mark the anniversary of women's suffrage, we republish this essay from International Women's Day 2018 about how Māori women can find their way back to equity through the stories of the past.
Ātea editor Leonie Hayden and Newsroom’s Emma Espiner sat down to talk race-baiting in mainstream media and why they’re not doing the heavy lifting anymore.
From an erratic flailing of limbs to the psychological powerhouse we know today, little is known about how haka developed into a steadfast tradition in New Zealand sport.
Kaitaia's Te Ahu centre is a lot of things to a lot of people – a taonga, a service, a symbol of progress, a happy distraction.
The eliminated DWTSNZ contestant talks with Leonie Hayden about leaving the show, 'scrapping' with producers, and why she wouldn't back down on using her performances to showcase Māoritanga.
This week marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most pivotal land actions in New Zealand history – the 506 day occupation of Bastion Point.
Grief is tough to navigate, wherever you come from. An incident involving the public sprinkling of ashes started a conversation this week on cultural belief versus the freedom to mourn however you need to.
This week a group of young Māori leaders are at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to address the building of a billion dollar prison on confiscated Māori land.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, and yet here we are at the end of another week of being asked to prove racism exists.
From today, the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care is welcoming submissions from the public on the draft Terms of Reference.
An app that gives parents important information and rewards them for attending appointments is being tested on the East Coast. Rural New Zealand gets the sharp end of a lot â€¦
Literally tens of people lined the streets to watch the opening ceremony of The Bachelor Winter Games, which debuted in the US this week. And then New Zealand appeared.