National is being slammed for a policy it admits would reintroduce $5 prescription costs for those on the pill, or other contraception drugs.
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Act fires up over Labour refusal to define mātauranga
Government MPs have voted down an Act plan to define mātauranga Māori in upcoming legislation, in a fiery exchange at the environment select committee.
Poll has Te Pāti Māori kingmakers for general election
Te Pāti Māori has again emerged as the potential kingmakers determining the country's next government at October's general election.
Māori tourism gets $8m boost to 'keep the waka steady'
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New Zealand Māori Tourism will receive an $8 million funding injection to "keep the waka steady" post-Covid and enable operators to adapt to a changing environment, Māori development minister Willie Jackson and associate minister Nanaia Mahuta announced Thursday.
Spread over the next four years, the investment in the independent body which leads the Māori tourism sector acknowledges the on-going challenges faced by the industry and the significant contribution Māori make to tourism.
'Phil Goff must stand down': Tukoroirangi Morgan calls out high commissioner as inappropriate for 'position of this mana'
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"Unacceptable in 2023" is how Waikato-Tainui's Tukoroirangi Morgan has labelled high commissioner Phil Goff's act of shunning King Tuheitia and tikanga Māori at New Zealand House in London on Thursday (local time).
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By Joseph Los'e, NZ Herald
Whānau Ora Minister Peeni Henare will make a fourth run for the Tamaki Makaurau seat at the October elections.
He said while his nomination has yet to be confirmed by the Labour electorate committee, his intentions are to once again take care of business in the 'supercity'.