We have recently come across a couple of cases where District Health Boards have put and kept our people on to operational waiting lists for longer than six months. That is totally unethical and against the rules.
Iwi Māori have taken the government to task about its lack of implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Members of the Monitoring Mechanism, an independent working group set up by the National Iwi Chairs Forum, recently tabled their second report with the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a UN body comprising 5 experts on indigenous peoples’ rights that meets annually in Geneva.
Aue taukiri e! Kua hinga a Herbie Porter (Ngati Kahu / Te Rarawa) inanahi kei tana kainga.
One of the hardest-working men ever passed away yesterday morning at his home.
Alongside whaea Lil, Matua Herbie Porter built a farm, a kohanga reo, a whanau, a life. A man of few words, let his works stand as testament to a life well-spent. His whanau have shared the following details for his tangihanga and ra nehu:
TE KURA REO O NGATI KAHU:
APPLICATIONS OPEN - 17 July 2016
APPLICATIONS CLOSE - 29 July 2016
Tena koe ara koutou katoa,
As part of the development of Te Pou Tarāwaho Mātauranga o Ngāti Kahu (the Ngati Kahu Indigenous Qualification Framework), Te Rūnanga-ā-Iwi o Ngāti Kahu has launched an initiative aimed at lifting the proficiency and numbers of our kai mihimihi and kai karanga.