What lies beyond the new Labour government’s ‘first 100 days’ for health policy and outcomes for Māori? In part five of our series on the future of Māori health, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker looks at what we should expect from Māori health providers.
A bill designed to prevent MPs from switching parties, one of Labour’s concessions to NZ First in the coalition talks, has passed its first reading. Cameron Graham has strong feelings on what the ‘waka-jumping bill’ means for democracy.
We review the entire country and culture of New Zealand, one thing at a time. Today, Ātea editor Leonie Hayden taste tests the new Heartland hāngi flavoured chips.
A Facebook post by the Auckland Council’s tourism arm promoting a hike in the Waitākere Ranges is another example of the council’s mixed messaging on the kauri dieback.
For many Waitangi Day is an opportunity to talk about tino rangatiratanga – Māori sovereignty and self-determination. But does sovereignty mean the same thing to all of us?
Former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker looks at where social investment and health intersect and asks if we're spending money on the right services.
Why are people ignoring the rāhui on the Waitakere Ranges? Two Māori researchers spoke to a number of kaumatua and kaitiaki to discuss what can be done to protect our taonga.
Māori are continually over-represented in Aotearoa's drowning statistics. Simon Day spoke to University of Otago's Dr Anne-Marie Jackson about using traditional techniques to help teach water safety and reconnect Māori with their awa.
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.
I pānui a Hēmi Kelly, pūkenga reo Māori nō AUT i te pukapuka hou e whakatutū nei i te puehu nā te tohunga hītōria Pākehā, nā Paul Moon kia kore ai koe e mate ki te pānui. Ko te ingoa o te pukapuka ko Killing Te Reo Maori.
Te reo Māori teacher and fellow AUT lecturer Hēmi Kelly read the controversial new monograph by Pākehā historian Paul Moon, Killing Te Reo Maori: An Indigenous Language Facing Extinction, so you don’t have to.
Rangatira ki te rangatira: Ardern's approach to Waitangi commemorations offers the chance to break from the bad old days under PMs of both parties, writes Annabelle Lee
On Sunday, Stuff revealed that two iwi received Treaty payment top-ups totaling $370 million thanks to ‘relativity clauses’ in their original settlements, and implied the payments were furtive and excessive. Here’s why they’re not.
In part three of our series on the future of Māori health, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker asks how we can be better Treaty partners in the quest to achieve equity.
In part two of our series on the future of Māori health, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker asks if ‘reducing inequalities’ is aiming too low.
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.
A high school in Harare, Zimbabwe, has adopted and adapted 'Ka Mate', the haka made famous by the New Zealand All Blacks. Photojournalist Cornell Tukiri travelled to Harare see for himself and to ask: is this OK?
Christine Ammunson is a Samoan New Zealander who was brought up on The Black and White Minstrel Show, Golliwogs and Little Black Sambo books. You're allowed to let the past go without disrespecting those you love, she writes.