Maori Language celebrations were born in the early 1970s into a climate of widespread rejection and even hostility.
The leaders of small Pacific island countries say Australia's continuing support of coal as a source of energy and export revenue, is causing resentment in the region.
New Zealand's Labour Party has unveiled its biggest promise of the election campaign, promising to make tertiary education free for the first three years of study.
Islamic schools across Australia want to introduce a curriculum model which empowers students to become confident young Australian Muslims.
New figures show that the number of female perpetrators of domestic assaults in New South Wales has been steadily increasing over the past ten years - and it's not only against partners.