Schools have already descended on Manukau Sports Bowl to compete in the country's biggest Polynesian festival.
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Stanford experts find early south American DNA in Polynesian groups
Stanford experts find DNA connections between southern American group and Eastern Polynesia.
Thousands of indigenous women in America & Canada missing or murdered
While the indigenous nations have sought help from the National Government in America to help protect their women, it’s fallen on deaf ears. But this year one indigenous politician, Representative Deb Haaland, is hoping to wake the world up to this devastating reality.
'We are not discriminating the Indian community'- Shane Jones
Immigration allows different ethnicities to take their culture with them wherever they go but tougher immigration policies are making it harder.
Māori risk safety with haka at Standing Rock
At the risk of their own safety, a group of Māori performed haka at the frontline of the Osceti Sakowin camp in America. A group of six Māori have been at the camp since last Sunday, in support the Standing Rock’s Sioux tribes’ opposition to the Dakota pipeline. Kereama Te Ua and some Māori women went to pray at the frontline where authorities were positioned yesterday, (Thanksgiving Day).
Hundreds pour into Standing Rock ahead of Thanksgiving
Hundreds of people continue to pour into the front-line Oceti Sakowin Camp, despite calls from the Mayor of Bismark to those opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline to return home for Thanksgiving. Marcus Lloyd (Ngāti Porou) who is at Standing Rock says the people here won't leave, instead more vehicles are arriving in support the Standing Rock's Sioux tribe.
An insight into the sport of Kabaddi
The sport of Kabaddi is an ancient sport from Punjabi in India, and last month NZ established its first ever women's Kabaddi team, an all-Māori women team at that.