Bicultural, bilingual, bijural: A plan for a new model of legal education in Aotearoa

It is time to integrate tikanga Māori into law school's to create a bijural, bicultural, bilingual legal system, writes University of Otago's Professor Jacinta Ruru.

Systemic barriers are keeping Māori with eating disorders from treatment

Systemic gaps in the health system mean it’s much harder for Māori with eating disorders to access support.

How we can right the waka for the stormy economic seas ahead

We set out to create a movement for change – real change, not just replication of the same dead-eyed capitalism but with a brown face.

How a South Auckland playground will be a gateway to an iwi’s history

An Auckland iwi whose population and land holdings were decimated during the New Zealand Wars is partnering with Auckland Council to ensure its stories are being heard – and a new playground plays a starring role.

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The first leaders’ debate was so awful because the old format no longer works

Laura O'Connell Rapira has some ideas for improving the standard of TV election debates in Aotearoa.

Election 2020: Putting the spotlight on Te Tai Tokerau

From Te Rerenga Wairua at the top of the country, right down to Rakiura, we're taking a look at our seven Māori electorates and the candidates contesting the seats. First up: Te Tai Tokerau. 

Māori don’t exist, according to our political leaders so… talofa

Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins showed their true colours in the first leaders' debate, and they were pretty pale.

Te Wiki o te Reo and the election: Comparing te reo Māori policies

How do the campaign policies of our political parties stack up?

Making te reo Māori cool: What language revitalisation can learn from the ‘Korean wave’

Māori language revitalisation researcher Dr Rachael Ka'ai-Mahuta explores what lessons can be learned here in Aotearoa from the current explosion in popularity of Korean culture.

Mihingarangi Forbes: Five whare rules to avoid getting booted from my TV debate

Including the all important 'kaua e teka' – don’t bullshit.

Take your kawhe with a spoonful of te reo

A new Māori-Sāmoan collaboration combines te reo, coffee and chocolate into a delicious learning experience.

Toke director Kewana Duncan talks stoners, super-strains and stereotypes

Making his film-writing and directing debut in the tele-film Toke, Kewana Duncan talks about the influences and experiences that got him here and how to avoid playing into Māori stereotypes. 

Aotearoa 2040 and the future of tino rangatiratanga

It's time to go further – more rights, more power for Māori across health, justice and education.

Kōtiro: The force field next door

Coco Solid and musician Kōtiro (Ana Chaya Scotney) discuss place, growth and unlearning.

Why Waikato University is being accused of structural racism

One former and one current staff member at Waikato University says structural racism at the institution has been bubbling away for years.

The Crusaders’ CEO says the name stays

Super Rugby team the Crusaders has decided to retain its name, despite it invoking a history of violence towards Muslims.