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Expert David Williams says inconsistent records are very common with Māori Land.

When Māori land isn't actually Māori land

Twenty years ago, shares Philip Te Whata's whanau owned in Whenuanui 2B were erased without their knowledge.

The benefits go beyond their own personal achievements, to making huge lifestyle changes.

The wāhine workout that's transforming lives

A group of Papakura women are feeling the transformative benefits of a gym class.

The Hui's Mihingarangi Forbes asked a panel of experts whether this milestone is reflective of the achievements of Māori women in 2018.

Is feminism relevant to Māori women?

"It comes with a ready-made package interpreted by another culture. It doesn't work."

Poto Kingi tells her story.

One addict's story of being evicted by Housing NZ

Like hundreds of others, Poto Kingi was evicted from her home.

Andrew McKenzie talks with Mihingarangi Forbes of The Hui.

Housing NZ sorry for meth evictions

Hundreds of whanau were needlessly issued with eviction notices.

The Hui's special episode looking at the meth-testing debacle.

The human cost of Housing NZ's meth-testing debacle

The Hui speaks to former tenants who say their lives have been shattered.

Their nightmare began in 2015.

Former CYF runaways back with whānau

They were taken from their family after their Housing NZ home tested positive for meth.

The two-day Slam Camp is run by Action Education.

The poetry slam getting kids to speak up

Word - The Front Line is no ordinary competition.

The Williams brothers' mother had 10 children to bring up on her own when her husband left the family.

How education and brotherly love changed a man's life

One of NZ's top secondary school teachers knows first-hand the power education.

Ngāti Kahungunu members says they've been the targets of racial abuse.

Te Mata debate exposes racial undertones

Mihingarangi Forbes reports on the frictions exposed in the debate over the Te Mata Peak track.

Andrew Little, Ngāti Whātua spokesman Ngarimu Blair and Ngāti Paoa representative Haydn Solomon talk to The Hui.

Little postpones signing controversial Treaty settlement

He will allow iwi to work out their overlapping interests on the marae using a tikanga Māori framework

Sally Anderson's moko outraged many.

Where to draw the line on moko kauae?

Should Pākehā be allowed to wear the traditional Māori tattoo?

Nanaia Mahuta.

Outgoing chair of Māori Television signals job losses - Mahuta

Nanaia Mahuta says the station faces serious financial challenges.

Psalm Cowley is 13, and a member of the Royal Family Varsity dance crew.

Is this the next Parris Goebel?

Psalm Cowley is only 13, but she's being tipped as a superstar in the making.

Kura Precious Ones is a support group set-up by Wairoa mum-of-six Susan Tipuna.

The struggles of raising autistic kids in the provinces

A new support group Kura Precious Ones has been set up to help parents struggling with the stress.

Despite the call from iwi leaders to intervene, Minister for Crown Māori Relations Kelvin Davis isn't keen.

Iwi leaders call taihoa on river funds

There are calls for the Government to freeze future treaty payments to a Rotorua-based iwi trust.

Two different families believe the North Taranaki whenua is theirs.

Māori whānau battles to win back Taranaki land

Two different families believe the whenua is theirs.

After five years in the UK, opera singer Kawiti Waetford has returned home.

Māori Opera singer returns home to inspire youth

After five years in the UK, Kawiti Waetford has returned home.

Lidu Gong has had a love affair with Te Reo for the past seven years.

Learning Māori a cultural revolution for good

Chinese immigrant Lidu Gong has found peace and love in Te Reo.

Jacques Windell has taken matters in his own hands in the hope of giving power to the people.

King Country residents get electricity alternative

Many whānau struggle to pay one monthly power bill, so imagine having to pay two.

Ngati Manahuri is in dispute.

Ngati Manuhiri trust responds to criticism over land sale

Trust bosses have addressed concerns raised by members.

Sharon Armstrong fell for a scam.

Romance scam victim who wound up in jail releases tell-all book

She flew half way around the world for love, only to be arrested and jailed for smuggling cocaine.

Ron Mark on The Hui.

Injured brothers may finally receive compensation

Damien and George Nepata received horrific injuries in separate botched Army exercises.

Iwi members of Ngāti Manuhiri ki Ōmaha all descend directly from one woman, Rahui Te Kiri.

Iwi trust shouldn't have sold land, members claim

There's trouble in paradise, reports The Hui's Mihingarangi Forbes.

More than 1 million chickens will be on the farm at any one time.

Huge chicken farm has iwi, vege growers worried

Dargaville locals are crying fowl.

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Why Kaitaia's local hero believes in miracles

Ricky Houghton is on a mission to help those who can't help themselves.

Jason Rewiti was only 15 when he was put away.

Kiwi teen self-harming, kept in solitary confinement in Aussie prison

Kylee Douglas fears her son Jason Rewiti will die behind bars.

Marama Fox on The Hui.

Fire Labour leaders who 'covered up' sex assaults - Fox

Former Māori Party co-leader Ms Fox says heads should roll.

Romata Kenny no longer lives a life of crime.

Ex-inmate's road to redemption

Romata Kenny is a free man, but he's not free from his past.

Lance O'Sullivan wants pokies banned.

We're all paying for pokies - Lance O'Sullivan

He wants them banned, and the sooner the better.

Marama Davidson and Julie Anne Genter on The Hui.

Green Party '6 out of 10' on Treaty - Marama Davidson

The leadership hopeful says her party has "some work to do".

Poverty Bay was once called Tūranganui-a-Kiwa.

Poverty Bay or Tūranganui-a-Kiwa?

Gisborne residents are split between the past and future on the name of their bay.

Maki Herbert is risking it all to relieve her own chronic pain and others who are suffering in her community.

'The law sucks': Meet the green fairies risking it all

People who take marijuana for pain relief are criminals - and proposed changes won't change that.

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'I am Māori' - Simon Bridges shuts down talk of 'blood quantums'

"I grew up that way, people have always considered me so. It's fundamentally simple."

Nen Tulloch has dreamed of being a cop for years.

Why won't the police hire this woman?

Nen Tulloch is Māori, a woman, passed all the tests and has a clean record. So why don't the police want her?

'Hangi master' Rewi Spraggon wants to pass his traditional skills on to the masses.

Meet the 'hangi master'

Rewi Spraggon says anything can be cooked in a hangi - including ice cream.

Peeni Henare.

Whānau Ora under Labour - what's in store?

The Hui speaks with Whanau Ora Minister Peeni Henare.

Stephen Dudley died after being bashed after school.

Justice for Stephen Dudley will never come

The recent ruling not to re-open the case into his death is the final blow for his parents.

Cherrilee Fuller is an inspiration.

Kiwi mum focused on the future

Cherylee Fuller has set up her own photography business while bringing up her tamariki - on her own.

Paul Eagle.

From adoption to MP

Labour's Paul Eagle was adopted, and didn't meet his birth parents for 20 years.

Xavier Tikena is being helped by league legend Richie Barnett.

How a Kiwi league star is helping young Māori

Too many young Māori men end up in prison - but Richie Barnett's showing them another way.

Marama Fox on The Hui.

Where to from here for the Māori Party?

The election saw them ousted from Parliament, but they're refusing to go down without a fight.

Carmel Sepuloni.

Impact on children central to welfare changes

Changes could be on the cards for our welfare system under the new Government.

Charmaine Ngarimu paid $17,000 herself for the surgery.

Stomach stapling an escape from 'fat jail'

Charmaine Ngarimu had her stomach stapled in 2014, and it's literally changed her from the inside out.

Andrew Little on The Hui.

Three-strikes law repeal won't be retrospective - Little

Andrew Little told Three's The Hui while the law caused a lot of harm, there's only so much he can do.

Morrocco Tai wasn't the hoodlum the news portrayed him as, say his family.

Morrocco Tai's death a warning to others

He died in a police pursuit after stealing a car, but his family say he was 'Sunshine' to them.

Artists say few people realise the extent of the problem.

Māori artists talk about their battles with depression

"It affects probably every New Zealander, but people just don't know it."

Nanaia Mahuta.

The first minister to wear facial moko

Nanaia Mahuta's the the first wahine to be Māori Development Minister - and the first minister to wear a facial moko.

Willie Jackson on The Hui.

Most Māori don't care about foreshore and seabed - Jackson

Willie Jackson told The Hui the country has moved on from the foreshore and seabed debacle.

Kharl Wirepa's career may be over.

Designer fears career in tatters after fraud conviction

Kharl Wirepa misled Work and Income about where he was living. It could cost him dearly.

Kharl WiRepa was recently convicted of welfare fraud.

Māori designer guilty of fraud a victim of 'double standard'

"White people get away with crimes, brown people do time."

It's been 10 years since the dawn raids.

Te Urewera raids not forgotten

A decade on, the relationship between the Crown and the 'Children of The Mist' is still shrouded in mistrust.

Annette Sykes.

Urewera raids: The lawyer who saved the innocent

The first phone call many of them made on that morning 10 years ago was to lawyer Annette Sykes.

Tattooing used to be a male-dominated industry - not anymore.

Tatau with a wahine touch

Tattooing used to be a male-dominated industry, but the women of Karanga Ink are changing that.

Will the Māori seats go?

Decision 17: What next for Māori?

They will be hoping the Māori seats are off the table in coalition discussions, Morgan Godfrey told Three's The Hui

Kiri Allan is a brand new MP.

Labour's fresh Māori faces - Kiri Allan

Kiritapu Allan shows Three's The Hui around her East Coast electorate and her new workplace.

Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox.

Signs of change in Waiariki

It's been a week since the nation cast their votes in the General Election, which saw the Māori Party ousted from Parliament.

Jason Guttenbeil is paying for his own cancer treatment.

Why is Keytruda funded for melanoma, but not lung cancer?

Māori lead the pack when it comes to lung cancer, but have to pay for treatment out of their own pockets.

Xander Pou - spacebound.

From Ngāpuhi to NASA: Kiwi teen shoots for the stars

Xander Pou is a 16-year-old space nerd who's spellbound by space.

Former Greens co-leader Metiria Turei told The Hui she intends to stick around.

'I'll always be in politics' - Metiria Turei

The former Greens co-leader told The Hui she intends to stick around.