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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 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.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 13 April 2018

The iwi of Poroti Springs near Whangarei are celebrating tonight; the fight to normalise te reo Maori will be taken to the streets of Manurewa with a bilingual hikoi; The Hurricanes pulled a controversial poster it used on Facebook to advertise its clash against the Chiefs after it was labeled disgusting and racist and the Minister for Crown and Maori relations Kelvin Davis has been canvassed the views of Ngapuhi this weekend on how to do his job.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 6 April 2018

Tensions within Tuhoe in the wake of their 170 million dollar treaty settlement were evident when 13-thousand members of the iwi met in Rotorua for their tribal festival, More than 700 large families are waiting for a state house but Housing New Zealand has less than 50 homes big enough to offer them and A Taranaki hapu has erected a whare and occupied farmland in protest at a Maori Land Court decision involving a disputed land sale dating back nearly a hundred years.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 30 March 2018

Almost 70 thousand people are now calling for Sir Bob Jones to be stripped of his knighthood;The possbility of a heritage trail of the New Zealand war battle sites around the country is in the pipline, and Maori leaders have thrown their weight behind the goal of making New Zealand carbon neutral by 2050.


Te Waonui a TMK for 23 March 2018

The Ōtaki's Maoriland Film Festival is achieving what the tinsel town of Hollywood can't - and that's to promote films by women and about indigenous peoples, Home Fires, an creative research project at this year's Auckland Arts Festival and will take place in the backyards of locals in Glen Innes and A health clinic in Gisborne is using Māori stories to heal their mentally-ill patients and the Moko Foundation, a charitable trust is sending 12 young Māori to New York to the United Nations...


Te Waonui for week ending 16 March 2018

Should the New Zealand Wars be commemorated as a national public holiday? and a four day project called 'Home Fires' is being held in some of the surviving state houses and open spaces of Glen Innes in an effort to heal and open up a korero about the past.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 9 March 2018

More than two hundred people gathered at Manuka Point in the Chatham Islands to lay to rest the last remaining officer of the 28th Māori Battalion and Auckland iwi Ngāti Whāatua Ōrākei is taking the health of its people into its own hands by providing free universal private health insurance for its members living in Auckland.


Te Waonui for week ending Friday 2 March 2018

Protestors marched down the main street of Dargaville this week in opposition at plans to build New Zealand's biggest chicken farm; beginners' classes in te reo Māori are attracting so many enrolments, many are full and some have hundreds of would-be students on their waiting lists; Te Puea Marae open its doors to local employers in an effort to find more jobs for the people it helps and MPs have rejected a petition calling for the government to exempt Māori land from the Public Works Act.


Te Waonui for week end ing Friday 23 February 2018

Almost 60,000 people have now signed a peition calling for Sir Bob Jones to have the Sir removed; the government is refusing to condemn as racist the law that allows Maori wards to be contested with referendums; whanau, the government endorses recommendations to improve how tupapaku, or bodies, are accessed and managed and Maori news television programme Te Karere is celebrating being on-air for 35 years this week.


Te Waonui for week ending 18 February 2018

Labour's Māori MPs are confident Māori charter schools will be able to successfully transition into the mainstream education system and remain open; the head of the Education Ministry has told MPs the under-achievement of Maori students is chronic, intractable and systemic, and a Kaitiaki at Parihaka says poor land management and the effects of climate change are to blame for the mass death of eels in a coastal Taranaki stream .