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Another Ugly Chapter in the Crowns History of State Imposed Abuse

This blog includes reflections on recent developments regarding Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill and includes part of the submission by Associate Professor Leonie Pihama on behalf of Te Kotahi Research Institute to the Social Services … Continue reading

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Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki Oral submission Māori Affairs Select Committee – New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Bill 2016

Te Wharepora Hou In support of the Hapū and Iwi of Te Atiawa and the struggle for the return of the Pekapeka Block in Waitara share the following oral submission presented at the first Māori Select Committee meeting held in … Continue reading

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Christchurch Santa Parade Float Demeans Native Americans

PRESS RELEASE SUNDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2016 “The raising of issues by Christchurch residents Michelle and Derek Flores related to the inclusion of a float in the Christchurch Santa Parade that demeans Native American people are concerns that have been raised … Continue reading

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Māori and Indigenous National Doctoral Conference Endorses Global Solidarity for Standing Rock

PRESS RELEASE Friday 25th November 2016 Delegates at the National Māori and Indigenous (MAI) Doctoral Conference, being held at Victoria University of Wellington, today voiced their collective support to the Sioux nation of North Dakota at Standing Rock. University of … Continue reading

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Waitara Lands Taken Must Be Returned

This blog includes three Submissions to the Māori Affairs Select Committee on New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Bill 2016 presented on November 18th at the Novotel New Plymouth. The Submissions are from Dr Leonie Pihama, Veronica Tawhai and Ngaropi … Continue reading

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#Hands Off Our Tamariki : An Open Letter

An Open Letter to Whānau, Hapū, Iwi, Iwi Leaders Forum, Māori Members of Parliament, Māori National and Iwi Organisations E ngā Pou Whirinaki o tēnā iwi, o tēnā iwi e whiri i ngā nuku, e whiri i ngā rangi tēnā … Continue reading

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Whaia Te Iti Kahurangi calls for immediate halt to the implementation of The Ministry of Vulnerable Children

Te Wharepora Hou supports the following Press Release by ‘Whaia Te Iti Kahurangi’ and their call for a halt to the implementation of the Ministry of Vulnerable Children. Monday, 3 October 2016, 5:02 pm Press Release: Whaia te iti kahurangi … Continue reading

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