Judge Mick Brown’s legacy lives on
The man credited with creating NZ’s internationally acclaimed youth justice system has passed away. Judge Mick Brown is remembered by his colleagues as a revolutionary whose legacy will continue to live on.
Avondale school death not suspicious
A post-mortem's found the death of a man at an Auckland primary school wasn't suspicious. The body discovered at St Mary's in Avondale has been identified as 50-year-old Clarrie Henry. Police say the death will be reported to the coroner.
Finland’s education reform considered a norm in Kura Kaupapa Māori
Finland is heralded as a leader in education. Its high rates of literacy and numeracy are clear indicators of success, but the country has outlined plans to drastically change its education system in an effort to better equip students for the future. It's an educational model that replicates the system used for decades by Kura Kaupapa Māori.
E Pari Rā to feature in London’s ANZAC dawn service
An old war-time song written by Paraire Tomoana nearly a hundred years ago is set to be revived on the other side of the world this ANZAC. More than 200 New Zealanders are learning the song and actions to E Pari Rā to perform it in a mass waiata for this year's ANZAC Day dawn ceremony in London.
Manu Kōrero champ hosts new rangatahi web series
Manu Kōrero champ Sonny Ngatai is one of three rangatahi set to host a new and innovative web series for rangatahi. Funded by Te Māngai Pāho, Hahana is set to launch its first webisode in the coming week. Pere Wihongi caught up with Sonny Ngatai to find out what viewers can expect from the series.
Evidence of Māori settlement on the Kermadec Islands
Archaeologists say they've found new evidence Polynesian explorers visited the Kermadec Islands 700 years ago on their way back from discovering New Zealand. A piece of volcanic glass from the Bay of Plenty has been found 1000 kilometres north on Macauley Island.
Netball: Mystics come from behind to draw with Magic
The Northern Mystics have pulled off a remarkable draw against the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic in their trans-Tasman league netball clash in Rotorua. Trailing by nine in the final quarter, the Mystics stormed their way back in the dying seconds of the match.