The organiser of this week’s Kaipara karakia protest hikoi is petitioning Parliament to make the Māori tikanga feature mandatory for the more than 30 New Zealand councils with Māori electoral areas.
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Iwi call on Kaipara mayor to resign over karakia ban
The Kaipara District Council was confronted by hundreds of protesters in Dargaville this morning amid calls for mayor Craig Jepson to resign.
'Pai, kino rānei ki a ia'- Glavish promises to meet Kaipara Mayor whether he wants to or not
Dame Naida Glavish intends to meet embattled Kaipara District Mayor Craig Jepson this week to discuss his refusal of karakia at council meetings.
Ngā Maunga Whakahī o Kaipara opens new offices
For over 100 years, Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara has been without a footing in one of its main strongholds of Kaipātiki. But that all changed with the blessing of the new offices of Ngā Maunga Whakahī o Kaipara.
Kaipara District Council backs new Māori ward
“This key decision today becomes a foundation for a more collaborative partnership with Māori and non-Māori," Kaipara Mayor Jason Smith said.
Plan to restore Kaipara Moana gets mana whenua and councils sign off
A joint committee of Kaipara Uri and councils have welcomed the government’s announcement of $100 million in funding to help restore Kaipara Moana.
Kaipara region to receive $3m community infrastructure investment
The government is investing $3 million into community infrastructure in Mangawhai and Kaiwaka in Northland, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has announced.
Tumutumu Whenua: New haka team to debut at Tāmaki regionals
The Tāmaki Makaurau senior kapa haka regionals get underway this coming Saturday. The event is known for its urban teams but this year Tumutumu Whenua will increase the presence of mana whenua in the competition as they take the stage for the first time. Led by a father-daughter combo, the group represents Ngāti Whātua whānui.
Kaipara set to receive provisions from $12m waterway clean-up
The Kaipara Harbour is set to receive provisions from $12million in government funds to help improve and clean up its waterways. Today, government announced the next step in its plan to making NZ waterways swimmable again.