Aue! Aue! Kua hinga a Malcolm Peri (Te Uri o Tai / Te Rarawa / Te Aupouri me te uri o Fiti hoki) inanahi kei Kawakawa hospital. Ko ia te tino kaumatua o Te Uri o Tai, Pawarenga.
Kua riro ki te paerau a Ngaroma Rupapera. E te whakaruruhau te pouaru o Pawhau (Biff) Rupapera. Te uri o Te Paatu ki Peria. Te whaea o Heeni, Huru, Florence, Norma,Mary, Peter, Bradley, Keith me Innes.
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.