Govt reveals new measures to curb family violence
Nearly half of all homicides in New Zealand are a result of family violence. That shocking statistic was revealed by the government today as it released plans to address the problem.
Waikato-Tainui looks beyond its billionaire status
Waikato-Tainui’s annual report has the iwi’s assets valued at over $1 billion, but despite the economic wealth, the betterment of their people continues to be their top priority.
Ngāi Tahu mourns the passing of kaumātua Henare Rakiihia Tau
Ngāi Tahu kaumātua Henare Rakiihia ‘Rik’ Tau has passed away. The head of Te Rūnanga o Tuahiwi Marae, he was a driving force behind the Ngāi Tahu settlement, and over the years was responsible for welcoming English royalty to Christchurch. He will be laid to rest at Tuahiwi Marae on Saturday.
Matata whānau rallies to plant community vege garden
United we stand, divided we fall. That's the philosophy of the Matata community as they work to plant a vegetable garden for the struggling families in their small Bay of Plenty town. Kereama Wright went to see what he could dig up.
Māori academic receives PM’s supreme tertiary award
A lecturer of the School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at University of Otago, Karyn Paringatai, was last night presented with the Prime Minister's Supreme Award for Tertiary Teaching, the top award in its field.
Seven Sisters exhibition hopes to entice more Māori into libraries
The Seven Sisters is the new Matariki themed show organised by the Auckland City Council to celebrate Matariki, but the true aim of the show is to entice more Māori to visit local libraries.
The Buttabean ready to debut in boxing ring
Ngāti Maniapoto's Dave ‘The Buttabean’ Letele has become an overnight social media sensation and makes his debut boxing match this Saturday against Samoan Lopini ‘The Horse’ Vatuvei. The two came face to face for the first time today, and it wasn't the friendliest meeting.
League: Warriors make in top eight
The Warriors have earned a somewhat well-deserved rest after their 30-20 trouncing of the top of the table, Penrith Panthers. The team has now placed a firm grasp on their top 8 position.