Māori over-represented in lockdown police proceedings
New statistics show Māori were disproportionately subject to police proceedings - including court proceedings and receiving warnings - during March and April
Māori take lead in tangi limits
Māori leaders grapple with how to respond to new police powers over tangi and hui - a situation one labels ‘an attack on our way of death.’ Kayne Ngātokowhā Peters reports
How Māori survived the influenza crisis 100 years ago
An extraordinary memoir describes how a small Maori community protected itself during the catastrophic 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. Kayne Ngātokowhā Peters reports.
Covid-19: The relevance of te Tiriti o Waitangi
Where does our rock, New Zealand’s constitutional foundation, te Tiriti o Waitangi, fit in all the emergency powers, regulations and obligations on the Government in this time of pandemic? Right at the centre, writes Dr Claire Charters
Iwi lock down their rohe - in pictures
If you’re out on the road this weekend, be prepared to be stopped – and not just by the police. Kayne Peters reports on the official and unofficial roadblocks springing up all over the motu.
Iwi throw support behind people in need
Iwi everywhere put support plans into action, focusing on their kaumātua, writes Kayne Peters
What Ihumātao’s heritage listing win means
The decision to give Ihumātao the highest heritage listing available sends a strong signal to the Government and Auckland Council, write Dr Frances Hancock and Nicola Short.
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.