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State of the State report urges Govt to focus on ‘root causes’
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State of the State report urges Govt to focus on ‘root causes’

The govt needs to focus on the root causes of social problems or those in real need now could be a bigger burden to New Zealanders in the future. So is this where Whanau Ora becomes a real example? Merepeka

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US election: Indigenous rights remain an issue
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US election: Indigenous rights remain an issue

The US presidential election is now less than 48 hours away, and the gap between the two candidates is closing. But Tamati Rimene-Sproat discovered that the divide between government and First Nations people is still a concern, and that their

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2900 state houses receive upgrade by Govt
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2900 state houses receive upgrade by Govt

The government made a major housing announcement affecting a high density public housing suburb in Wellington, Porirua. The significance of the event is probably best conveyed in numbers so let’s crunch a few. 2,900 state houses will be upgraded. Local

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Politicians endorse prayers and other activities to bring nation together
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Politicians endorse prayers and other activities to bring nation together

Maori have always recognised the significance of spirituality for wellbeing. So what does it take for NZ and Maori politicians to protect themselves when dealing with heavy issues like the mass shootings in Christchurch? Eruera Rerekura with this report. The

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Politicians divided over compulsory te reo in schools
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Politicians divided over compulsory te reo in schools

Politicians quizzed about whether te reo Maori should be a compulsory subject in schools has drawn a mixed reaction. In April, the government launched a plan to integrate te reo into schools to make it an integral part of all

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Kānaka Māoli protest large telescope construction on Mauna Kea
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Kānaka Māoli protest large telescope construction on Mauna Kea

Protest actionat a sacred landmark in Hawai'i is ramping up again following the commencement of acontroversial building project. Protesters are blocking accessto Mauna Kea in an attempt to stop the erection of a giant 30-metre telescopeon the sacred site. Reporter

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