The government was quick to apologise to the Muslim community yesterday but Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says the government response to legislated attacks on Māori, such as the invasion of Parihaka, require the same swift action.
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Muslim advocate says his community ignored and racism persists
'If Aotearoa doesn't address its racism problem then the problem is not being fixed' – Guled Mire
Call to hold state agencies to account for not protecting Muslim community
The report of the Royal Commission of inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks is almost due and the Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand hopes state agencies will be held to account.
Immigration support offered for victims and whānau to attend terrorist sentencing
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says the government is offering border exemptions for Christchurch attack victims.
Māori muslims return to mosques for Friday karakia
Muslims across the motu can now hold their Friday prayer worship services for the first time in two months. Māori muslim Tyrone Smith says that they will do their best to remember their 'invisible hongi' and awhi-ā-wairua.
Early guilty plea acknowledged by Police- Christchurch Attack
"Most important is that they (victims) don't have to relive this through a court trial." Police Commissioner Mike Bush gives update on the early guilty plea given this morning in regards to the 2019 Christchurch Mosque attacks.
Māori support for Muslim community continues
Health providers from Canterbury and Auckland have been working together to support the Muslim community since the tragic events in March. Today members from the Muslim community and Māori health representatives gathered at Rehua Marae to boost the kaupapa Māori driven mental health support they provide
From zero reo to solo haka for Melbourne Islamic school
A Māori youth worker once spoke no reo but last week his solo haka at a packed school assembly showed how far he'd come.
Wellington stands side by side with Christchurch
Wellingtonians came together at Waitangi Park today to show their support for the country's Muslim community and the people of Christchurch. The proceedings were opened by the Wellington Orchestra and the Pacifica Choir before crossing to the live broadcast from Hagley Park in Christchurch.
A bilingual anthem to unite the nation
For the first time ever, the second verse of 'God Defend New Zealand' has been sung in both English and Māori at a major national event.