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Wardens exemplify manaakitanga
27 April
Recent events have reminded me of the ongoing and valuable contribution our elders are making in communities and within our whanau throughout the country. In the most trying of times their wisdom, courage and tenacity is the backbone of our communities and families. The lifelong contribution and commitment by our elders ... More...

Hon Tariana Turia - Beehive Chat
21 March
I am not an individual; I am an integral part of the cosmos. I share divinity with my ancestors, the land, the sea and the skies. I am not an individual because I share a tofi (my inheritance) with my family, my village and my nation. I belong to my family and my family belongs to me. I belong to my vil... More...

Realising the full impacts of Christchurch horror
8th March
Ka rere te roimata, ka heke te hupē, ka pouri te ngākau. Ki ngā rahinga nō Otautahi kua riro ki te iwi o te pō, okioki atu rā. Ki a koe e te tuahine e hāpai ana i ngā taumahatanga o tō rohe, kia kaha rā. Who of u... More...

"Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark"
1 March
Someone said, "hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark." Never have these words resonated so much as in the last week when it seems the entire world has felt the impact of the devastating earthquake that shook Christchurch to the core. The human cost of loved o... More...

Choking smoking makes progress
12 November
The last 12 months have seen unprecedented progress in our efforts to achieve tobacco control, in the interests of the h... More...

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