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.
An announcement: We will no longer be responding to all the tired old opinions on Māori language and culture trotted out by people with no lived experience of being Māori in Aotearoa. Instead, we will rank them here.
A Māori language version of blockbuster Disney film Moana was released in September to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo. Now you can get the soundtrack in your ears!
What do we mean when we refer to our mountains and rivers as ancestors? Leonie Hayden looks at the world-leading legislation that recognises Te Urewera national park and the Whanganui River as people.
Playwright Miria George talks to Leonie Hayden about her new satire of Māori capitalism, and challenging assumptions about what Māori art should be.
Ātea editor Leonie Hayden responds to a misinformed shambles of an opinion column published in numerous newspapers this week.