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Tax fraud dwarfs welfare fraud.

Tax fraud vs welfare fraud - the facts

Tax fraud costs the taxpayer around $1.2 billion a year, while welfare fraud is less than $40 million.

Kathleen Samuels and one of her mokopuna.

Grandparents' struggles to bring up their mokopuna

Navigating their way through the welfare system is one of the toughest parts of the job.

Metiria Turei answers questions on immigration, welfare and new policy.

Metiria Turei to announce 'most important policy' of her life

She said today's new policy will "speak truth to power".

Ephraim Gudgeon just wanted to for a swim.

Ex-swimming champ left paralysed after daredevil jump

Ephraim Gudgeon has been left paralysed after a jump at a waterfall went horrifically wrong.

Ropata Lewis in action.

Meet the Kiwi teen punching above his weight

Fourteen-year-old Ropata Lewis needs $5000 to compete at the Muay Thai world champs.

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Ministry of Vulnerable Children addresses failings of CYF

In April, Child Youth and Family was replaced by the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, following a damning review of the agency.

Inspector Anaru Pewhairangi.

Rotorua's first-ever Māori district commander hits the beat

He's invited rival gang leaders from Black Power and the Mongrel Mob to a hui.

Shane Jones.

'Get up off your asses and take care of yourselves' - Shane Jones

Shane Jones has launched his candidacy with a hiss and a roar.

Tomairangi Paki was a beloved figure in Tainui.

Kaumātua's tribute to their late princess

A 120-strong group of Tainui elders have paid tribute to the late Princess Kiritokia ete Tomairangi

Richie Mo'unga and Kieran Read.

Big push to tackle racism on Canterbury's rugby fields

A spate of high-profile incidents of racial abuse has seen Canterbury rugby tackle the issue of discrimination head on.

Hone Harawira.

'I stand alongside the Māori Party' - Harawira

Hone Harawira is running a comeback campaign. But will the wheels come flying off this time?

Jack McDonald, Willow-Jean Prime and Rahui Papa.

Māori MP hopefuls want action on P

Hone Harawira wants Chinese meth dealers executed. How do other Māori contenders feel?

Susan Devoy.

'I thought we were a much more tolerant country'

Dame Susan Devoy says being Race Relations Commissioner has been opened her eyes to everyday racism.

 Nathan and Ayla.

Man conquers his decade-long meth addiction

Nathan Rakuraku was an addict for more than half his life, but a year ago he broke free.

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Tug of war over iconic Auckland marae

Awataha Marae is supposed to be a home away from home, but many in the community no longer feel that way.

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Never too old to cook

Elderly are finding their feet again in the kitchen thanks to Orakei Marae.

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Fiery debate in battle for Tāmaki Makaurau

Marama Davidson, Shane Taurima and Peeni Henare all want the seat, but only one can have it.

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Former Māori All Black rebuilds career in Italy

John Akurangi, or Axe as he's known, was a rugby cult hero in the '90s.

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Former ward of the state heads to Parliament

Riwhi Toi Whenua was once a ward of the state, and now he's taking the state on.

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Māori dentist turns the 'murder house' into a marae

Scott Waghorn takes the pain out of the pocket and the fear out of going to the dentist.

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Company wants to mine seabed in blue whale territory

Tai Hauāuru iwi Ngā Rauru is battling a proposal to mine its seabed.

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Kiwi centre stage at 'Olympics' of contemporary art

Amongst the world's elite at the Venice Biennale this year is Māori artist Lisa Reihana.

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Tara Brown's legacy lives on

Natalie Hinton faces the unenviable task of telling her 5yo grand-daughter what happened to her mum.

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Davis defends Māori-less top 15

With no Māori in its first 15, many are asking: what is the Labour Party thinking?

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Are Māori to blame for their high prison numbers?

Garth McVicar thinks so. Sir Pita Sharples does not. They go head-to-head on The Hui.

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Kawerau siege: Did the police get it wrong?

Could the shooting and siege have been avoided? The Hui investigates.

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Cancer can't stop teen taking the stage

Gabriel Wharehinga's fulfilled a dream by performing Othello at the Pop-Up Globe.

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Rotorua charity tackles the housing crisis

Rotorua now has the second-highest level of homelessness in the country.

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State care abuse robbed thousands of their futures

A generation of New Zealanders had their childhood innocence and their future promise stolen, writes Adrian Stevanon.

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Four former wards of the state share horrific abuse stories

Four former wards of the state talk about the physical, mental and sexual abuse they endured.

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Harawira slams Māori Party's land reform bill

He says it's a "poisonous and destructive cancer".

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Fox accuses the Government of 'know-it-all-ness'

Māori Party co-leader says the Govt's to blame for rise in Māori children in state care.

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Woman in viral synthetic drug video speaks out

She used drugs to get away to escape motherhood, but a viral video brought her back to Earth.

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'Greatest thing for Māori since Kupe spotted land'

Kelvin Davis has defended Labour Māori MPs' decision not to stand on list.

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Tiny teen riding high in elite show jumping

Leeshelle Small is only pint-sized, but she's making huge strides in the elite world of show jumping.

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Tetraplegic speaks out against ACC

ACC is meant to make people's lives better, but it hasn't worked out that way for Tracey Penney.

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Cancer diagnosis came too late - teen

Gabriel Wharehinga had the world at his feet - then he got cancer.

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Fijian-Indian Kiwi helping the tamariki

He may be Indian, but to many Ngāti Maniapoto, Sid Patel is one of their own.

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Looking backwards won't help - English

Bill English is refusing to commit to an inquiry into the abuse of children in state care.

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Parents question why cancer diagnosis took so long

Ka'iulani has neuroblastoma, but can't get the medicine she needs.

Celeste and Tiana Smith (The Hui)

Sisters, victims of sexual abuse, ditch name suppression to tell their story

Kemp Reweti (The Hui)

Kiwi's unlikely instrument of protest

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Kiwi soldier revisits Vietnam, where he lost his legs

Donna lost primary custody of the care of her kids to her ex-partner (The Hui)

Mother's concerns ignored by CYF for 14 years

Manuel Springford and friend (The Hui)

Māori on Mondays the talk of the town

Mareikura Brightwell (The Hui)

Māori boy becomes a mover and shaker on Tahitian dance scene

Lawrence Makaora

Hollywood actor's return to Māori wood carving

Luke Tipene (Supplied)

Vincent Skeen was on bail when he killed Luke Tipene

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Minginui: Hope for a town that progress forgot

Paul Whatuira

Kiwi league star Paul Watuira on the depression that nearly killed him

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Te Teko U10s on a 3-year winning streak

Brendon Bell

Son speaks out over manslaughter charge

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Paramedic gets top honour for Māori practise education

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Maori healer fights for right to use chiropractic techniques

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Facebook scam leads man to give $18,000

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Māori Party open to offers post-election

Whose table does the Māori Party want to be seated at? The Hui talks to co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell.