New Zealand group to perform war dance for Taiwan Flora Expo finale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 173-day Flora Expo in Taichung draws to a close, New Zealand’s Maimoa Music─Te Wehi Haka is scheduled to perform a traditional Māori dance, the haka, for the expo&...

Austronesian Forum HQ to be inaugurated in Palau in September: Taiwan official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Icyang Parod, minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP), said on Monday (April 22) that the headquarters of the Austronesian Forum, an organization initiated by ...

New Zealand: Thousands show up to Christchurch vigil to shun racism

New Zealanders continued their homage Sunday to victims of the Christchurch massacre by gathering in the city's Hagley Park near the al-Noor mosque, one of two places of worship targeted by a susp...

'Rise up!' NZ students heal with haka after mosque attacks

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Their voices have thundered across this heartsick city, in parks and at flower memorials and schools. Day after day, the students of Christchurch have gathered, feet s...

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's fight against terror, guns

Sixteen months into her premiership of a center-left and nationalist coalition, backed by ecologist Greens, 39-year-old Jacinda Ardern is now taking on gun lobbyists, vowing that "all military-st...

Christchurch harbored white supremacists before massacre

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its picturesque meandering river and Eng...

Ardern vows to deny accused mosque gunman notoriety he seeks

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist accused of gunning down 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand has dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at trial, prompting the p...

'Stand together,' urges New Zealand's human rights commissioner

New Zealand's Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt urged "Kiwis to stand together" Friday as the toll from a gunman's apparent racist attack on two mosques mounted in the South ...

Taiwan's indigenous teens to visit New Zealand on Maori cultural exchange

A group of 10 Taiwan indigenous teenagers is set to visit members of the Maori Ngati Manu community in New Zealand Feb. 9-18 as part of a cultural exchange initiative aimed at deepening ties between t...

3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter

A group of five black men shouting vulgar insults while protesting centuries of oppression. Dozens of white Catholic high school students visiting Washington for a rally to end abortion. And Native Am...

Students seen mocking Native Americans could face expulsion

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Students at a Kentucky Catholic school who were involved in a video showing them mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a Washington rally could potentially ...

Maori star’s video shot in Taiwan premieres Nov. 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A music video shot in Taiwan by one of the brightest young Maori singers in New Zealand, Kaaterama Pou, premiered on Nov. 13. Kaaterama is part of a popular Maori pop gro...

Taiwan to host 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum will take place at the Parkview Hotel in Hualien between Nov. 9 and 11. The event will seek to promote Taiwan&rsq...

New Zealand Maori beat United States 59-22

CHICAGO (AP) — New Zealand Maori scored nine tries to three and overcame three yellow cards to beat the United States 59-22 in a rugby international at Soldier Field on Sunday, stretching their unbeat...

Taiwan's Taichung Flora Expo to feature horticulture, performances

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An international flora exposition featuring the horticulture from around the world and including dance, music and drama performances from home and abroad, is set to kick off in Taichun...