Oranga Tamariki running for cover
Vivienne Martini, who worked for OT and its predecessor CYFS for 15 years, says the case of the boy badly injured at his home in Flaxmere raises deep issues about the practices at the children’s ministry.
Setting aside the Moriori myth
This month’s Treaty settlement with Moriori includes an unusual provision - setting the official record on the people’s history straight.
Māori by absorption
How realistic is the aspiration to have a million New Zealanders speaking basic te reo by 2040?
Waitangi 2020: in pictures
Take a look at some of Newsroom’s best photos from this year’s Waitangi commemorations.
Andrew Little’s te ao Māori journey
The Treaty Negotiations Minister started with a “rudimentary” knowledge of the Māori world - two years on, he delivered a speech in te reo.
A window to our past
After hours at the Waitangi Museum - The Detail gets a guided tour of the museum on the Treaty Grounds, including stories behind the stories.
What would Dame Whina say to Jacinda
The politicians and public flooded tiny Panguru for a statue unveiling - but Dame Whina’s legacy is not frozen in time.
Māori: fund us to protect babies
A Māori-led inquiry into Oranga Tamariki child uplifts says funding must be turned over to whānau to end generations of state wrongs against families.
Ardern’s accounts to be assessed at Waitangi
In her 2018 speech on the Treaty grounds, the Prime Minister told Māori to hold her to account - how do they feel now?