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  • Tips for whānau - staying safe while getting out

    • Date: 25 March 2020

    If you and your whānau are at home, here are some tips on how to survive yourself and how to survive each other.

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  • Te Pūtake o te Riri Funding

    • Date: 23 March 2020

    An update on Te Pūtake o te Riri Funding and its response to COVID-19.

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  • Support package for Māori communities and businesses through Covid-19

    • Date: 22 March 2020

    The Government’s plan to support Māori communities and businesses in the face of COVID-19 has been announced. Find out what is available for your whānau and community. 

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  • Waikato whānau offers tips to other whānau during lockdown

    • Date: 21 March 2020

    The Ngāruawāhia based Turner whānau mum, Tilly and daughter, Rangitāmoana offer a few sage words of advice to whānau who may experience what they are during the mandatory lockdown period.

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  • Collaboration arrangement for indigenous prosperity

    • Date: 03 March 2020

    Minister for Māori Development and Associate Minister for Trade and Export Growth Hon Nanaia Mahuta and Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP signed a collaboration arrangement to deepen the trans-Tasman working relationship on indigenous issues.

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  • Tāmaki Māori Wardens providing relief

    • Date: 03 March 2020

    Prolonged dry weather in the Auckland region is putting pressure on water supplies for rural residents, in response to this need the Auckland City Council have set-up water relief centres across the rural districts.

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  • Rating Bill introduced into Parliament

    • Date: 27 February 2020

    The Bill detailing significant changes to the rating of Māori land has been introduced into Parliament today. 

     

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  • Hīkoi of Hope

    • Date: 25 February 2020

    In the heat of summer well over 100 Ngāti Kahungunu rangatahi and whānau strapped up their boots to take part in a Hikoi of Hope starting at Heretaunga (Hastings) and finishing in Ōtepoti (Dunedin).

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  • Prime Minister meets with Māori Wardens

    • Date: 07 February 2020

    The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern along with other ministerial colleagues met with the Māori Wardens a day before Waitangi at their annual hui.

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  • A boost to whānau, whenua and regional development

    • Date: 03 February 2020

    On Sunday 2 February in Kaikohe, Minister Mahuta and Minister Jones announced major initiatives to support Māori landowners and whenua Māori development, supported by the Prime Minister.

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  • Whenua development will breathe new life into Te Araroa

    • Date: 31 January 2020

    Māori landowners on the East Cape are a step closer to achieving their whenua aspirations thanks to new funding announced yesterday.

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  • Rotorua Māori Wardens Community Trust share why they do the job

    • Date: 30 January 2020

    Everyone's got an uncle and aunty in the Rotorua Māori Wardens - whether you're a backpacker in town, a businessman, or before the courts. While they may fulfil the role of the police and security, they are one of the most selfless community organisations across the motu doing it for "Aroha ki te tangata - For the love of the people".

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  • A tradition of responsibility

    • Date: 30 January 2020

    Māori Wardens have supported whānau at a grassroots level since the late 1800s. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters calls them "a huge asset to New Zealand's social cohesion".

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  • Boost in Whānau Ora funding to keep changing lives

    • Date: 27 January 2020

    Whānau throughout New Zealand are set to benefit from an extra three million dollars that will go directly to Whānau Ora Commissioning Agencies. 

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  • Housing: New transitional whare helps ease shortage on Wharekauri/ Rēkohu

    • Date: 10 January 2020

    It’s a clear, crisp morning on the island of Wharekauri/ Rēkohu as dozens of locals slowly inch their way toward the front of the property.

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