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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


"Massive" Māori representation in new government

The parties that make up the new Labour-led government have 18 Māori MPs. Te Manu Korihi reporter Shannon Haunui-Thompson looks at what Māori may gain.

Duration: 00:04:13

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 20 October 2017

We hear from the head Judge from the 9 year long Te Paparahi O Te Raki Waitangi Tribunal hearings for northern Maori and what do Maori want and expect from the new labour led government who describe their Maori representation as massive.

Duration: 00:20:36

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 13 October 2017

Today marks the tenth anniversary of raids carrying out by armed police on the Tuhoe settlement of Ruatoki. It will be remembered as a dark moment in Tuhoe's history alongside the arrest of Rua Kenana in 1916 and the confiscation of Tuhoe lands in the late 1860s.

Duration: 00:22:31

Ngati Hine to be recognised as a tribe in the next census

The tribe is one of 33 new iwi groups to be included in the 2018 New Zealand census.

Duration: 00:03:30

Te Waonui a TMK for 8 October 2017

A project that's giving new life to old houses is changing lives and lifting spirits in one of Northland's neediest towns and a garden project created by prisoners at Auckland Prison in Paremoremo is set to feature at this year's New Zealand Flower and Garden Show and the teacher of 10 year old Ariki Mau who was killed in a Hastings fire talks about Ariki's love of kapa haka.

Duration: 00:21:08

Te Waonui for week ending 29 September 2017

How will the Māori Party make its way back into parliament in 2020 after Labour swept all seven of the Māori seats? A garden project created by prisoners at Auckland Prison in Paremoremo is set to feature at this year's New Zealand Flower and Garden Show and Three Waipu teenagers behind a Māori thrash metal band have been signed by a Berlin based music agency for the European metal market.

Duration: 00:20:08

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 22 September 2017

A new project has found many Maori are embarrassed to speak te reo because they're scared of offending fluent speakers or because they don't look Maori; The death of a young Northland woman sparked a petition to stops early votes of people who die before an election being counted and a new exhibition and newly restored building have been opened to celebrate the one hundred year anniversary of the Maori Parliament.

Duration: 00:19:11

Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi for 17 September 2017

Now time for a round-up of the Māori news for the week with our Te Manu Korihi team.

Duration: 00:22:50

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 8 September 2017

Nā Tarahae Ko Mate, Jealousy is our downfall. This was the debate topic at Te Reo ki Tua, a Māori language symposium hosted by Ngāti Kahungunu. Debaters include Leon Blake, Kingi Kiriona, Elizabeth Mana Hunkin, Ropata Hepi and Arapeta Hakiwai. Is Jealousy part of the history of the love triangle between ancestors Tamatakutai, Kahungunu and Rongomaiwahine? Is Jealousy a reason to improve a person's own life? or does it cause over-inflated egos whereby young people are dismissed despite...

Duration: 00:20:00

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 1 September 2017

More than 600 people have committed to speaking only in te reo Maori for either one full day, week, or the entire month in September; Te Puea Marae in South Auckland has begun discussions with the private sector to ensure it can continue providing social services to the homeless and the Government appears unlikely to be swayed by a United Nations report calling on it to hold an independent inquiry into the abuse of children and adults with disabilities in state care from 1950 to 1990.

Duration: 00:19:07

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 25 August 2017

The battle for the Hauraki-Waikato Maori seat this election is a contest between two cousins, while candidates in Auckland's Tamaki Makaurau electorate are getting a clear message from voters they are looking for someone who can solve housing, homelessness and poverty come election day.

Duration: 00:19:33

Te Waonui for week ending 18 August 2017

On Te Waonui....a new study shows young Maori living in poverty are struggling to see a bright future for themselves, Ngati Maniapoto have signed an Agreement in Principle with the Crown to settle their Treaty Claim and a youth space centre is opened in Kaikohe.

Duration: 00:21:22

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 4 August 2017

The Labour Party has a new leadership team and for the first time ever they have a Māori deputy leader, a tumultuous seven years in Ngāpuhi history draws to a close at the Waitangi Tribunal's long-running Northland inquiry and Te Pae Herenga o Tāmaki have helped more than 4 thousand families over that time and now have data which shows their collective efforts are more effective.

Duration: 00:20:49

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 28 July 2017

New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters has criticised Te Ururoa Flavell for using te reo Māori in parliament during question time; a new study has found positive health benefits for people over 60 years old who use the poi and an iwi-led pop-up virtual medical clinic has begun operating in Patea which has been without a GP for several weeks.

Duration: 00:21:46

Te Waonui for week ending 21 July 2017

One of New Zealand's leading secondary schools, Auckland Grammar, has a te reo Maori teacher since it was first established in 1869 and an emergency housing development is being built at Kokohinau Marae in the Bay of Plenty to house families displaced by the Edgecumbe floods and Winston Peters was to get rid of the Maori seat.

Duration: 00:21:47

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 14 Jul7 2017

The trashing of a Maori language emersion school in Northland, Ngati Tuwharetoa signs its final treaty settlement weith the crown, and Mana Productions halts publication while reviewing the future of Mana magazine.

Duration: 00:20:37

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 7 July 2017

Plans are underway to pardon the Tuhoe prophet, Rua Kenana who was found not guilty of sedition in 1916 but sentenced to prison for resisting arrest when troops stormed his Te Urewera settlement and Families speaking te reo Maori in the home are on the increase.

Duration: 00:20:19

Te Waonui for weeek ending Friday 30 June 2017

Maori and landowners north of Whangarei are denouncing plans by a luxury resort to take water from a local creek to irrigate its lawns; A social media star has been enlisted to get young Maori voters to the polling booths and The Waitangi Tribunal says Crown actions contributed to the pollution of Lake Horowhenua and Hokio Stream.

Duration: 00:21:18

Te Waonui for week ending Friday 23 June 2017

The marae at the centre of Labour's intern controversy is rejecting claims their accommodation is substandard, a new study is encouraging Maori immersion schools to start teaching their students English earlier and not to leave it till secondary school and a leading penguin expert says seeing the environment through the eyes of Maori is something more conservationists in Aotearoa need to do.

Duration: 00:22:21

Te Waonui a TMK for 18 June 2107

A bid to build a marae in Sydney has failed, about half of the young Maori children being admitted to hospital are returning within six months of being sent home and a flotilla has blocked ships from leaving the Tauranga port today in protest at what the iwi organisers are calling a secret treaty deal.

Duration: 00:21:00

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