Posts Tagged ‘marae’

7 money lenders and retailers identified as burdening poor with debt

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
money lenders

Seven money lenders and retailers have been named by marae advocates for allegedly helping poor South Auckland families to incur heavy debts. Te Puea Memorial Marae chairman Hurimoana Dennis has named the South Auckland lenders and retail outlets whom he says are most commonly owed money by homeless families coming to the marae for help. Read more

Marae calls for army to help with homeless crisis

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

The South Auckland Marae that has taken in 54 homeless families is calling for the armed forces to help out with the housing crisis. Te Puea Marae in Mangere Bridge says it is now full and has 12 families on a waiting list. “We really would like those in authority to lift this to another Read more

A woman’s place in New Zealand

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

The day Prime Minister Helen Clark was berated and humiliated at Waitangi for daring to speak on the marae should have been the day all iwi resolved to reassess the rules subordinating women on marae and in wharenui. It should have been considered urgent. Perhaps the indignity of that day was generally dismissed as mere Read more

Church leader planning to build a marae Western Australia.

Friday, May 31st, 2013

A Ngati Porou church leader living across the Tasman is planning to build a marae for the growing Maori community in Western Australia. Kaua Te Rangi Tuhura, known to most people as Reverend Kuzie, moved with his family from the small East Coast settlement of Hiruharama in 2011 to Bunbury just south of Perth. Since Read more