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Providing news on Māori issues, Te Manu Korihi features four times each weekday, in Radio New Zealand National's leading news programmes Morning Report and Checkpoint.

Providing news on Māori issues, Te Manu Korihi features four times each weekday, in Radio New Zealand National's leading news programmes Morning Report and Checkpoint.
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Wellington, New Zealand


Providing news on Māori issues, Te Manu Korihi features four times each weekday, in Radio New Zealand National's leading news programmes Morning Report and Checkpoint.




Radio New Zealand House 155 The Terrace P O Box 123 Wellington 04 474 1999


Te Waonui for week ending 14 December 2018

A Wellington iwi social service has lost its funding bid to help the homeless -The controversial Waitara Lands Bill has been passed at Parliament - And a South Auckland marae which is a central hub for its community will now be able to house its kaumatua.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 7 December 2018

The people of Parihaka meet with the crown to reconcile their relationship ---- A Maori hana koko spurs outrage among Nelson locals---- and some of the country's finest performers compete at the first national kapa haka festival for people with intellectual disabilities.


Te Waonui for week ending 30 November 2018

The use of a Maori karakia in a korean pop song is being called out for cultural appropriation - Ahead of celebrations to mark Captain Cook's arrival in New Zealand, a Gisborne iwi is demanding an apology for the atrocities he brought upon their people - And a Northland iwi is playing a central role in helping iwi and authorities with how to manage whale strandings.


Te Waonui for week ending 23 November 2018

The Taxpayers Union is under fire for saying the government shouldn't give koha - because it's not transparent - There are calls for Maori prison rehabilitation programmes with only a third of New Zealand's prisons offering them - And Waitangi Marae will be at the centre of a new tourist venture this summer.


Te Waonui for week ending 16 November 2018

Māori abused in state care fear their voice won't be heard after the Government widen its inquiry to include faith based institutions - The crown's overlapping treaty settlement policy will be examined in the Waitangi Tribunal and Māori musicians led the way at this year's New Zealand Music Awards.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 9 November 2018

Thousands converge in Ratana to celebrate 100 years of the faith -- Voting opens for the people of Ngapuhi to decide who will take its treaty settlement forward ---- and a campaign to save sacred Maori land from a new housing development is rejected by the Environment Court.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 2 November 2018

A formal complaint is made against the chief crown negotiator ---- A New Zealand ocean voyaging group returned home after a sail was delayed for weeks due to bad weather-- and we investigate why Maori place names in Otago are still being mispronounced.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 26 October 2018

The Waitangi Tribunal is bearing the brunt of an inadequate funding system for Maori who want to challenge the Crown on national issues. A Maori law firm in Wellington is commiting to gender equality and with more Maori MPs in Government than ever - are they delivering for Maori a year after the coalition government was formed?


Te Ahi Kaa for week ending Friday 19 October 2018

Maori Media could be in for a major shake-up with the government undertaking its first review in 20 years ----- A number of hapu in the Far North reject a new proposal to negotiate Ngapuhi treaty claims---- and an ancient pa site on an Auckand maunga is carved into by an unknown vandal.


Te Waonui a te Manu Korohi for 14 October 2018

Haka is one of the most recognised cultural taonga from Aotearoa - but is there a threat of it being exploited as it grows in popularity?; A Maori language expert is calling on health workers to stop butchering the names of Maori patients; and The long-held dream of a Maori cultural centre for Whangarei is hanging on hopes of a 5-million dollar council grant.


Te Ahi Kaa for week ending Friday 5 October 2018

The Resilience Challenge is a nationwide programme that looks at natural hazards, and how we, as a country, respond and recover from them. Dr Wendy Saunders talks about her work at Matakana Island and iwi management plans; Social Scientist Lucy Carter talks about disaster preparedness with kura kaupapa school children, and Professor Taiarahia Black talks about the resilience nature of iwi in the aftermath of colonisation. That's coming up.


Te Waonui for week ending Fridfay 28 September 2018

A mass exhumation of tupuna is planned for a cemetery being washed away by the Wairoa River - An iwi occupying Great Barrier Island are outraged another group of iwi will officially re-name the island - And new figures show alarming rates of tuberculosis among Māori.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 21 September 2018

The government has released the details of the new Office for Maori Crown relations - The Supreme Court will allow an Auckland iwi to take its case on overlapping interest in treaty settlements to the High Court - And Maori cultural and intellectual property rights were at the centre of a three-day hui held this week in Nelson.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 14 September 2018

E whai ake nei - Coming up on Te Waonui a report shows whanau are lacking support from the government in nurturing te reo Maori in schools, young Maori speak out against being called "plastic" because they can't speak te reo and a small kura-a-iwi in Northland says its remote location is helping to foster the growth of its local reo.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 7 September 2018

Coming up Te Waonui --- Marama Fox resigns as the co-leader of the Maori Party, Health experts are calling for greater conversations about racism to improve Maori health and the next generation of Maori leaders are looking to shape the future of Auckland.


Te Waonui for week endiing 31 August 2018

Maori students studying medicine at the University of Otago say they are fed up with the ignorance they face over the way they are selected into their second year of study, the country celebrates the appointment of Maori netball coach Noeline Taurua to lead the Silver Ferns, and a ground-breaking study is released on the health of members of the Mongrel Mob gang.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 24 August 2018

A man arrested for shoving a security guard at a Work and Income office just hours after leaving prison is blaming rude and intimidating staff, Thousands of people made their way to Ngaruawahia this week for the 12th koroneihana celebrations for the Maori King, and supporters of a Maori catholic school in Auckland continue their protest to save it from closure.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 17 August 2018

King Tuheitia, the Maori king has found himself under an extraordinary attack from one of his former advisors, The son of rugby legend, George Nepia, is one of 28 servicemen whose remains will be returned to New Zealand next week and a novice Maori cheese maker has won a major award in one of the world's most prestigious cheese competitions.


Te Waionui for week ending Friday 10 August 2018

The Treaty Negotiations Minister is on a last-ditch diplomatic mission to sort through the mandate issues in the Ngapuhi settlement dispute, Sexual health experts say an ACC education programme won't reduce sexual violence rates for Maori and the government sets an ambitious goal to increase the number of reo Maori speakers.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 3 August 2018

Most Maori nurses will miss out on pay rises won by hospital nurses, a former Kohanga reo trustee who lost his job after he blew the whistle on allegations of financial impropriety takes his legal battle back to court, and a successful Maori charter school gains approval to become a state school.