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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 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.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 27 July 2018

Maori drawings that are 200 years old have been restored for a special overseas exhibition - An application for the country's biggest chicken farm in Northland has hit a major roadblock - And Maori students say whanau pressure is causing them to consider dropping out of university.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 20 July 2018

Coming up on Te Wao Nui - Coming up on Te Wao Nui - Tertiary institutions could lose funding if they fail to show how they will improve pass rates for Maori and Pasifika, Far North hapu leaders are frustrated over their deadlocked settlement, and more on the accusations made on Tauranga Leader Te Awanuiarangi Black.


Te Waonui For Week Ending 13 July

The Ringatu faith celebrates 150 years since being founded by Maori prophet Te Kooti - Could Wairoa become the next food bowl of New Zealand? - And new research shows Maori patients are facing major challenges in accessing medicine.


Te Waonui for week ending 6 July 2018

Calls mount for urgent action to save iconic kauri in Northland's Waipoua forest, Education leaders argue closing charter schools is a breach of the Treaty of Waitangi and hundreds of students take to the stage at the National Secondary Schools kapa haka in Palmerston North.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 29 June 2018

Former Māori Affairs minister Koro Wetere is farewelled at Turangawaewae Marae, Auckland commuters are now hearing te reo Māori on train services and kaumātua across the country show you're never too old to take to the kapa haka stage.


Te Waonui for week endiing Friday 22 June 2018

Coming up on Te Waonui a Trade-Me ad to find a foster parent for a tamaiti frustrates iwi, calls mount to offer rongoā Māori treatments to patients, and the government intends to close down Hato Petera College in Auckland's North Shore.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 15 June 2018

An Auckland University student says racism is an everyday experience for Māori who live on the North Shore, Mānuka honey industry groups say the best way to protect Mānuka honey is to trademark the term and the Māori metal band Alien Weaponary has topped the local album charts with their new album - and they're receiving international acclaim as well.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 8 June 2018

Tologa Bay residents are being left with a big clean-up after flash flooding created a river of logs which caused major damage to homes, farms and beaches - Dargaville residents are frustrated at the lack of consultation from Tegal over plans to build the country's largest chicken farm and a new Maori media industry body has been set-up to ensure Maori media keeps pace with a changing world.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 1 June 2018

Coming up on Te Waonui, Hundreds gathered this week to farewell Nga Puhi rangatira Kingi Taurua, Maori lawyers and academics say the Family Court is in crisis and should not be dealing with the care and protection of Maori children, and a 14th century Maori village has been unearthed in Gisborne.


Locals storm out after Craggy Range Te Mata Peak agreement

Ngāti Kahungunu and Craggy Range Winery announced yesterday they would close the existing, controversial track, and build a new one that will protect areas of cultural significance.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 25 May 2018

Prominent Ngāpuhi rangatira, Kingi Taurua has died after a battle with cancer. Forty years ago Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei was forcibly evicted from Takaparawhau or Bastion Point in Auckland, a move that's been described as a defining moment in New Zealand history and a Māori woman who has worn a facial moko for ten years is backing a life coach for also wearing one despite being Pākehā.


40th anniversary of Bastion Point protest removal

Forty years ago tomorrow, police and army personnel were called in to remove more than 200 people who were occupying Bastion Point. Those involved in the protest reflect on the anniversary, and warn for it to not be repeated again.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 18 May 2018

Is the Bay of Plenty forestry village of Minginui about to make a comeback? And hundreds marched onto parliament grounds demanding the Crown recognise Maori tikanga in the treaty settlement process and the Government is under serious pressure to resolve the problem of overlapping treaty settlements to avoid a repeat of the Foreshore and Seabed controversy.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 11 May 2018

A recent report found 60 percent of people aged 10 to 14, who killed themselves between 2012 and 2016, were Māori; A Far North housing provider says people in desperate need of housing are suffering because the government-run Māori Housing Network isn't working properly and a study into the increase in rheumatic fever in Māori and Pacific people has uncovered claims of racism and 'rough handling' of patients suffering from the disease


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 4 May 2018

Workers on a road project north of Auckland have unearthed an unfinished Maori waka; Supporters of Maori wards marched through Whakatane's main street this week, calling for the council to introduce the wards in the district; Victoria University of Wellington is looking to shorten its name to University of Wellington, but some argue this is a chance to better incorporate te reo into the name; Schools that have tackled unconscious bias among their teachers say it has a big impact on Maori...


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 29 April 2018

This week, ANZAC commemorations took place and we spent the morning with one of the last surviving soldiers from the 28th Maori Battalion; A Māori human rights lawyer has taken her fight to stop the Waikeria mega prison being built to the United Nations and a prison te reo Māori program is easing gang tensions and helping Māori prisoners to reconnect with their culture and language.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 20 April 2018

The Crown has again been accused of rushing to finalise Treaty settlements at the expense of giving iwi a fair hearing, The scattering of human ashes on the stage of the Taite Music Awards has been slammed as thoughtless and disrespectful; The name of a Waiheke Island beer has come under fire for its links to a prominent Ngāpuhi chief and a Far North iwi is backing a controversial peat-mining project which will dig-up 400 hectares of their land.