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Whangarei marae open information centre and gift shop

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:00:00 +1200

Waina Fenton believes the best place to get information about community and culture is from hapu.Now tourists can stop and find that knowledge at a Whangarei marae where an information centre and gift shop selling local products...

Media Files:|caption=Waina Fenton says the information centre and gift shop at Pehiaweri Marae helps give tourists an insight into Maori culture. Photo/Michael Cunningham

Acquitted cops: 'The only thing we've done wrong is be proud Maori officers'

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:57:12 +1200

A police inspector has questioned the morals, values and tikanga of witnesses who didn't come forward to "tell the truth" as he stood trial, accused of kidnapping a teenage boy.Inspector Hurimoana Dennis, 52, and Sergeant Vaughan...

Media Files:|caption=Sergeant Vaughan Perry and Inspector Hurimoana Dennis were found not guilty today of kidnapping. Photo / Greg Bowker

Apology after Kiwi's whale bone taonga seized at border

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:19:18 +1200

By Māni Dunlop of The Wireless When Jake Aitken (Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe) returned to Aotearoa last week from a trip to Australia, which he does about two or three times each year, he was met with a shock.Six...

Media Files:|caption=Jake Aitken's whale bone taonga. Photo / Supplied

Rare Goldie pencil drawing among items offered for sale by family member of artist

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:33:25 +1200

A pencil drawing by renowned New Zealand artist Charles Goldie which has never been seen in public will be up for sale for the first time next week.The drawing of Maori guide Sophia has been in Goldie's family since the artist finished...

Media Files:|caption=Charles Goldie's drawing of Maori guide Sophia is up for sale for the first time. Photo / Supplied

Youth smoking rates plummet - Ministry of Health figures

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:24:34 +1200

Youth smoking rates have dropped by a third in the last year, as a new generation of "never-smokers" emerges, Ministry of Health figures reveal.The figures showed the number of 15 to 17-year-olds smoking fell from 12,000 last year...

Media Files:|caption=Smoking rates in New Zealand continue to fall. Photo / File