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2011-08-02 00:00:30

Responding to growing demand from non-Maori speaking viewers, TV ONE’s iconic Te Reo news and current affairs programme Te Karere will carry English subtitles on its live 4pm news bulletin (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Responding to growing demand from non-Maori speaking viewers, TV ONE’s iconic Te Reo news and current affairs programme Te Karere will carry English subtitles on its live 4pm news bulletin Non-Maori speaking viewers will be able to appreciate and understand the live...

2011-06-02 15:01:00

Alma Morales Riojas says Rule Will Hurt Hispanic Students WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Education's (DoED) release of the 'Gainful Employment' rule, MANA- A National Latina Organization President & CEO Alma Morales Riojas released the following statement: "After much discussion and debate the Department of Education just released its final Gainful Employment rule.

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2009-11-18 10:34:39

DNA recovered from fossilized bones of the moa, a giant extinct bird, has revealed a new geological history of New Zealand, reports a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2009-07-02 11:56:37

Scientists have performed the first DNA-based reconstruction of the giant extinct moa bird, using prehistoric feathers recovered from caves and rock shelters in New Zealand.

2009-04-21 14:46:53

The New Zealand Geographic Board says it wants to make the names of the country's North and South Islands official and find new Maori names for the islands. Don Grant, chairman of the geographic board, said the body discovered while searching for Maori names for the islands that their English names

2008-09-02 03:00:21

By Clarke, Kevin SYDNEY-Members of a New Zealand Maori cultural group prepare to perform a traditional "Haka" war dance for pilgrims during World Youth Day activities in July.

2008-09-01 15:00:05

Despite the threat of obesity and heart disease, some Maori view healthy food as too expensive and time-consuming to prepare. Work with Maori focus groups by the Health Sponsorship Council has found they understand what healthy food is, but not why eating healthy food is so important.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.