By maori brotha | The Maori economy is full of promise, opportunity, risk and failure. This magazine brings together the latest news on Maori business in Aotearoa and beyond.

Rangatahi Māori from around the country put their business minds to the test


Project Rangatahi CEO and co-founder makes waves for rangatahi


Massive South Auckland housing project unveiled


Lego, Big Mac: Billion-dollar products that were complete rip-offs

Every time you eat a Big Mac or play with Lego, you're supporting theft.<p>In fact, many of the world's best known and most financially successful …

Angry Birds

Big Read: Why Māori culture is good for business

This article originally appeared on <i>The Conversation</i>.<p>Māori entrepreneurs with a strong sense of cultural identity and guardianship over the land and …


'Maori Collection' fragrances stuns Kiwi shopper in Moscow

An Auckland woman was horrified to find "Maori Collection"-branded perfume while holidaying in Russia, dubbing it a gross example of cultural …

Cultural Appropriation

'Cultural misappropriation': Kiwis slam use of Poi E in US TV series

Kiwis have hit out at a US TV show after they "inappropriately" used Pātea Māori Club's song <i>Poi E</i> in their series promotion.<p>During a live broadcast …


Susan Huria: Women are taking over from the men who negotiated Treaty settlements

There is a quiet revolution under way in Māoridom. Wāhine toa are taking the driver's seat in iwi authorities and Māori organisations.<p>Across the …


Iwi collective beats out foreign bidders to buy 100ha of Te Puke kiwifruit orchards

Three North Island iwi have pooled their resources to buy three kiwifruit orchards in Te Puke for an undisclosed sum in a tender that was pitched to …

New Zealand

Unresolved water rights slowing clean-up of rivers

A vehicle crash on Auckland's northwestern motorway is blocking two lanes during the morning rush hour commute.<p>You don't need to venture too far too …

New Zealand

Home ownership dream, a reality for Ngā Potiki families

Treaty settlement tribe Ngā Potiki a Tamapāhore Trust formally launched the Ngā Potiki Housing Shared Equity Scheme in partnership with Westpac New …

Inaugural exhibition of Māori business and innovation in the digital arena held in Hamilton

Māori businesses grow faster than others – Westpac report

Kahungunu iwi chair explains new joint venture with Craggy Range

Te Tai Tokerau gets $46 million cash injection

Tauranga Moana consider non-peaceful means of protest

Big questions remain over forestry management of waste following East Coast floods

Government’s new ministry unveils plans to tackle the country's housing woes

Māori retirement discussed at Financial Capability Summit

Nanaia Mahuta orders investigation into Te Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board

Shane Jones calls for Fonterra chairman John Wilson to step down

Regional Development Minister Shane Jones has climbed into the leadership of dairy giant Fonterra, calling for chairman John Wilson to follow chief …

Women in cricket: Diana Puketapu joins NZC board

Cricket<p>Women in cricket: Back from the brink<p><i>The latest addition to the board of New Zealand Cricket, Diana Puketapu, lifts the number of women in the</i> …

Q and A: Napier Port director Diana Puketapu talks business

In this week's business Q and A, Hawke's Bay reporter Andrew Ashton talks to Diana Puketapu, the former chief financial officer for America's Cup …

Lower Hutt community programme gets 400 young people into work

Having left school at 16, Jazmine Kupenga spent years floating between jobs and living off a benefit in her hometown of New Plymouth.

Shane Jones proposes 'Working for your Country' scheme to get unemployed youth off the couch

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has had enough of unemployed young people refusing to change their attitudes and lifestyles and …

Iwi members claim chairman agreed to purchase without any consultation

The land that Craggy Range winery and Ngāti Kahungunu announced they would be buying.<p>Members of Ngāti Kahungunu iwi say the decision to purchase part …

Māori Pacific Students: Paid Work Experience with The Southern Initiative

Learn about the Auckland Council's Southern Initiative programme and how you can be a part of its paid work experience.

The Southern Initiative still gets Auckland mayor's backing

The Southern Initiative will likely remain an important council focus going forward, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says.

Tauranga Moana protest Hauraki Settlement at Parliament

Tauranga Moana descended upon Parliament today putting forward their calls to the Government to halt their Treaty Settlement deal with the Hauraki …