Karena and Kasey Bird (Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Manawa) have translated some of the delicious recipes from their second cookbook, Hungry, into te reo Māori for The Spinoff. Today, fried chicken.
A new version of Bic Runga's classic single 'Sway' is among the tracks on Waiata/Anthems, a compilation of te reo Māori versions of hit New Zealand songs.
Hōkai Rangi is a recently-released strategy aiming to drastically lower the ratio of Māori in prison in New Zealand, using Māori strategy to do so.
Pātaka Art+Museum's exhibition Here: Kupe to Cook challenges the discovery narrative that's the cornerstone of Pākehā national history.
Cornell Tukiri sat down with his classmate Te Karere to talk about his relationship with te reo Māori, and what the language revival means for his whānau.
Families come in all different shapes and sizes. But when the British came to New Zealand they decided Māori families were the wrong shape.
The hugely popular InnoNative market day, which sells 100% handmade and traditional Māori products, now has a more permanent home in Whangārei.
Award-winning designer Nash Karaitiana just had his first show at NZFW. Alice Webb-Liddall caught up with him about his unique brand Unco, and his journey to Fashion Week.
TaiTokerau Rugby League is a breakaway competition aiming to bring power back to the people in the Far North. But under the lead of CEO Hone Harawira, it's not without its critics. Don Rowe reports.
1000 Words is a Spinoff series talking to the photographers behind our most iconic political images. In this instalment, photographer Chris McKeen describes shooting Pania Newton at Ihumātao.
In the space of days a waitress is racially abused in Auckland and a deaf student mocked by his peers in Canterbury. In both cases the apologies fall short.
On Monday the government announced its new five-year strategy to reduce the Māori prison population. Emilie Rākete looks at another 'kaupapa Māori' prison initiative that degrades prisoners and asks if Corrections are capable of seeing it through.
Simon Day dined alone at Monique Fiso's Wellington restaurant Hiakai, and discovered it was the perfect way to appreciate the meaning of this special food.
In the ongoing battle to prevent 480 houses being built on ancestral land, a petition with more than 26,000 signatures was delivered to the Prime Minister’s Mt Albert office yesterday.
After a decade of making music, Sons of Zion are still refusing to settle into a genre. They sit down to talk about the joys of pop music and te reo Māori, and why a “reggae” band can do both.
In the third episode of Actually Interesting, The Spinoff’s monthly podcast exploring the effect AI has on our lives, Te Aroha Grace talks to host Russell Brown about the Iwi Algorithm.
We've become used to Samoan characters as peripheral bad guys. But Hobbs & Shaw showed us someone who is us. And he kicks arse.
The land protection movement at Ihumātao may have wrongly been pitted as rangatahi versus rangatira, but it has given rise to a new generation of ideas.
This year Nicole Hawkins has decided to opt out of Visa Wellington on Plate over their refusal to engage with people who are offended by their marketing creative.
When the University of Otago was founded 150 years ago the interests of local Māori were disregarded. But in the last 50 years, engagement with tangata whenua has become an essential part of the university's identity.
Herbs: Songs of Freedom director Tearepa Kahi discusses the ‘constant riddle’ of documentary making, and the joys and sorrows of celebrating 40 years of one of our most important bands.