Teen jailed for elderly couple attack
Hohepa Wallace has been sentenced five years and nine months by a judge for attacking an elderly couple last year.
Waikato-Tainui marks 20 years on from settlement
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Waikato Raupatu settlement. Waikato-Tainui and invited guests gathered at Tūrangawaewae Marae today to celebrate the occasion and progression of the iwi since the Crown apology.
Waipareira celebrates its latest Whānau Ora graduates
Whānau Ora might be in the early phase of its development but there's already a Whānau Ora diploma on offer. Today, a group received their diplomas and it gives Whānau Ora agencies confidence that these graduates have the skills to do the job.
Kaumātua Eru Thompson remembered at Polyfest
Kaumātua Eru Thompson was remembered today at the opening of Auckland’s 40th ASB Polyfest. Mr Thompson, who passed away last year, was a staunch supporter of the event for much of its 40 year history. He was honoured with a special flag raising ceremony.
Polyfest 2015 celebrates 40 years
The ASB Polyfest has reached its 40th year running. This year’s festival will see over 200 performances from 64 schools, making it one of the largest Māori and Pacific festivals in the world.
Rugby 7s: Collier, Waaka eye up spot on squad
The NZ Sevens are in camp mode in Mt Maunganui preparing to travel to Hong Kong and Tokyo next week. Two of the team’s newest recruits Beaudein Waaka and Dylan Collier are working hard to make the side.