World Heritage Watchdog

Ngati Tuwharetoa chief Tumu te Heuheu has been named chairman of the UN World Heritage committee, the global supervisory body for cultural and natural heritage sites. PM Helen Clark described the appointment as a “momentous achievement,” and Maori Affairs Minister Parekura Horomia “a milestone for Maori.” Tumu te Heuheu has been a World Heritage committee member since 2003.


Tags: Ngati Tuwharetoa  Pacific Magazine  Parekura Horomia  Tumu te Heuheu  UN World Heritage committee  

Jacinda Ardern Makes Annual Bloomberg 50 List

Jacinda Ardern Makes Annual Bloomberg 50 List

“New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern banned military-style semiautomatic and assault rifles six days after 51 people died in the worst mass shooting in the country’s modern history … and rallied…