Kaumatua of Waiaua-Hihi have placed a rahui for one week in respect of the young fisherman who died there last night. Kia mau tonu he whakaute mo te whanau mate tena koa. Please show respect for the bereaved whanau by honouring this rahui.
22/07/2019: ADVISORY NOTE TO NZ GOVERNMENT AND MAORI FROM THE UN EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES - REGARDS DEVELOPING A NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTON TO IMPLEMENT THE UN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Following the visit by three members of the EMRIP to Aotearoa in April 2019, here is a link to the Advisory Note that they have now written and sent to the government and Maori. https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/IPeoples/EMRIP/Session12/EMRIPAdv...
22/07/2019: MAORI INDEPENDENT MONITORING MECHANISM 2019 REPORT TO UNITED NATIONS EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
The entire report can be read on the link below.
The resolutions from the last National Iwi Chairs Forum held from 2 - 3 May 2019 in Otaki can be read in the attached document and / or downloaded from from this link https://www.docdroid.net/F3cbsM4/nicf-ootaki-2019-resolutions-3may19.pdf
On this day, 79 years ago, after three months of training, the Maori Battalion's main body of 681 men sailed from Wellington with the 2nd Echelon of 2NZEF aboard the famous luxury liner Aquitania.
For a fuller story on this sailing, click on the link below.