The country's academia is mourning the death of Māori's leading academic Dr Ranginui Walker. Fellow academic Sir Pita Sharples says Dr Ranginui changed the landscape of the Māori world through education.
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Tā Pita Sharples appointed strategic advisor for ATEED
Well respected Māori figure, Tā Pita Sharples has been appointed as a strategic advisor to the board of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED).
Māori community celebrates Sir Pita’s knighthood
In June Sir Pita Sharples was honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours, however today the much loved community leader, education reformist and former politician returned to his people, family and community to celebrate the achievement.
Māori acknowledged at NZ Order of Merit investiture ceremony
The Honourable Dr Pita Sharples is now among those celebrating his new title as Sir Pita.
Dr Sharples made Knight Companion of The NZ Order of Merit
The Queen's Birthday Honours List has been officially announced with Dr Pita Sharples being made Knight Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit for his services as a Member of Parliament, and to Māori.
Māori Party President disappointed at criticism from Turia and Sharples
Māori Party president Naida Glavish is disappointed at the continued criticism towards Te Ururoa Flavell by the party's former co-leaders Pita Sharples and Tariana Turia.
Fourth generation of Te Rōpū Manutaki heads to Te Matatini- Feature
Former national champions, Te Rōpū Manutaki, are heading into their 4th generation of performers come the national Te Matatini festival in Christchurch.
West Auckland’s one-stop Whānau Ora hub
The Whānau Ora House in Henderson, West Auckland was officially opened in August 2011 by the Prime Minister John Key and the Minister of Māori Affairs at the time, the Rt Hon Dr Pita Sharples. It's known as a one-stop Whānau Ora hub.
Paenga standing down will look bad for Māori Party
It does seem like the Māori Party are in dire straits.
Dr Sharples congratulates draft curriculum for TKKM movment
The Minister of Māori Affairs, Dr Pita Sharples congratulates the Kura Kaupapa Māori movement for developing their own national curriculum.