Te Karere’s much-loved broadcaster Anzac Pīkia remembered
The Māori broadcasting industry is mourning the loss of senior broadcaster Anzac Pīkia. He was a journalist whose career spanned more than 20 years and is remembered for his deep passion for te reo and kapa haka.
Police on the hunt for driver of fatal ‘hit and run’
Police are still hunting for the driver of a vehicle that fatally struck 14-year-old Rangimaria White in Opotiki early on Sunday morning as she tried to cross the road. The alleged hit-and-run took place on Goring St in residential Opotiki about 3.45am
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori marks 40 year journey
The 40th Māori Language Week kicks off today at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt with Minister Te Ururoa Flavell unveiling this year’s theme, ‘Whāngaihia te reo ki ngā mātua - Nurture the language in parents’.
Rotorua gyms get in behind Te Reo Māori
Rotorua gyms are leading the way in promoting Te Reo Māori by encouraging their members to speak the reo. Hinerangi Goodman visited some of those actively involved.
Ngā Hīmene Hunga Tapu: New online publication of Māori hymns
Māori hymns translated almost a hundred years ago have been made available online for the first time. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched the online publication from a collection known as Ngā Hīmene Hunga Tapu.
Pīkia’s passion for Māori performing arts
Māori broadcaster Anzac Pīkia was well known for his passion for kapa haka. He covered a lot of kapa haka events over the years even becoming one of the founders of the well-known kapa haka social media page, Guess That Kapa.
Netball: South Africa impress despite loss against Silver Ferns
South Africa have given the Silver Ferns a scare as they went down fighting valiantly, losing 68-44 last night in Hamilton. It was the 76th time the two sides have met and the back and forth nature of the match set the platform for the Netball World Cup in two weeks’ time.