Posts Tagged ‘Te Tiriti o Waitangi’

Social cohesion in New Zealand

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023
New Zealand's social fabric

Last month, a group of University of Auckland researchers released a report on social cohesion in Aotearoa New Zealand. A media release accompanying the report stated that social cohesion is under threat in this country. “[The] challenge of social cohesion is becoming increasingly critical, and more research and policy development is needed to help sustain Read more

Māori homelessness a Crown-Treaty failure

Monday, May 22nd, 2023
Māori homelessness

Ignoring Māori homelessness and failing to implement effective Māori housing policies is a Crown breach of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, says the Waitangi Tribunal. The Tribunal says the first stage of its inquiry into the Crown’s housing policy and services from 2009 to 2021 is now complete. It found the Crown’s actions breached Te Tiriti Read more

Unintended mistakes ensured parallel Māori and European churches

Thursday, December 8th, 2022
devotion to mary

The Catholic Church throughout New Zealand made serious mistakes in its approach to Māori, and using te reo during Eucharist helps us become more inclusive even in our daily lives. The comments about parish sacramental celebrations come from Palmerston North’s Bishop emeritus, Peter Cullinane, in an article published in Tui Motu. Citing examples of the Read more

Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono: Stuff introduces new Treaty of Waitangi based charter following historic apology

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Stuff has introduced a new company charter with Te Tiriti o Waitangi at its core, after a major internal investigation uncovered evidence of racism and marginalisation against Māori. The media organisation issued an historic public apology on Monday following the Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono investigation which saw around 20 Stuff journalists scrutinise the company’s Read more