A Kiwi high school pupil has been cast as the voice behind the te reo Maori version of Disney's 'Moana'.
Honouring the Treaty of Waitangi means upholding the law, writes Joseph Dougherty of Dunedin.
For nearly a century, traditional Maori games have been abandoned in favour of popular European games such as rugby, cricket and netball.
Young Maori are being admitted to hospital with acute illnesses at a significantly higher rate than non-Maori of the same age, according to a report by a University of Otago research unit being released today.
A Ngapuhi leader has called for the repatriation of the bodies of Maori war dead buried overseas, in the wake of the attack on graves in Libya.
Protest has been the principal driver of improvements in our race relations over four decades. Nothing has been freely given, writes Prof Rawiri Taonui.
Those wanting to go on their own tiki tour of Maori experience in the lower South Island now have a map to guide them.
New breast-screening television commercials to air next month will be aimed at Maori and Pacific women.
The Clutha District Council will consider whether to create a Maori ward at its meeting today.
As introducing Maori constituencies had gained no support from the region's runanga, the Otago Regional Council will not take the idea any further.
It is hoped new terms of reference for the mana-to-mana group between the Otago Regional Council and Kai Tahu Otago runanga will improve their relationship. The terms of reference were proposed by Kai Tahu ki Otago and, after consideration at a recent mana-to-mana meeting, it asked for formal endorsement of the terms by the regional council.
Descendants of Maori prisoners from Taranaki who died while working in Dunedin in the 19th century touched a memorial stone in their honour after its unveiling in the Southern Cemetery yesterday.
A United Nations report says Maori are extremely disadvantaged socially and economically compared with other New Zealanders.
All Whites defender Winston Reid, All Blacks winger Hosea Gear and squash player Joelle King head a list of finalists for the 20th Maori sports awards.
One of the big items yet to be ticked off on the Government's must-do coalition agenda is setting up the promised constitutional review.
The Tertiary Education Union wants the University of Otago to overturn a decision to disestablish three full-time Maori studies positions at the College of Education.
Recommendations from Parliament's Maori affairs select committee for a robust crackdown on smoking are out of touch with economic reality and will turn the nation into fertile ground for organised crime, says a retailer lobby.
Otago principals have rejected the findings of an Education Review Office (ERO) report which found the education practices in New Zealand schools are failing Maori pupils.