Kawerau GP calls for free doctor visits for teens
A Kawerau-based GP encourages regional health services to pick up the tab for patients aged 19 and under. It's a challenge issued after the Government launched a free medical health programme for children aged 13 and younger last week.
Hāngī workshops bring in the masses
Hāngī is a common Māori delicacy, but there are concerns that the traditions surrounding hāngī preparation could be lost. So to celebrate Matariki, the skills behind hāngī preparation are being demonstrated to Aucklanders.
Poetry slam champ Te Kahu Rolleston off to Canada
National Poetry Slam champion Te Kahu Rolleston has a passion for the spoken word and his talent is taking him global. He’s been accepted to the Indigenous Writing Residency in Indigenous Arts at the Banff Centre in Canada.
Ahi Kaa Festival puts the spotlight on world class Māori performers
Wellington’s Ahi Kaa Festival brings together some of the best contemporary Māori dance and theatre artists to showcase showcase their skills to the world. For the last four weeks, Māori performers have been centre stage in theatres across Wellington with over 6000 punters attending their shows.
Māori players selected for ABs v Manu Samoa
Four Māori players feature in the All Blacks squad set to face Manu Samoa on Wednesday. Coach Steve Hansen and the team left for Apia today to prepare for the historic test match.
Māori ABs’ Ioane brothers look forward to representing together
Playing for the Māori All Blacks won’t be the first time the Ioane brothers have represented NZ in sport, but it will be the first time they’ve done it together.