Te Matatini champs storm Edinburgh Military Tattoo
On the other side of the world, Waka Huia and Te Whānau-ā-Apanui are proudly representing Māori in haka at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Our reporter Oriini Tipene-Leach has gone to Edinburgh to file this special report.
Te Puku o te Ika pays tribute to Rawiri Rangitauira
Today the top nine groups at the National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competitions battled it out again to see who will reign supreme. But for one team, it was a challenge just making the competitions in Gisborne following the death of one of their own back home.
Woman sentenced for manslaughter of her 9-year-old son
Claudine Michelle Herewini of Raetihi will spend nearly five years in jail for the manslaughter of her 9-year-old in 2012. Her son Antony Christensen died after a fatal methadone overdose given to him by his mother who was heavily drunk and high on prescription medicine at the time.
New Māori Land Court judge appointed
History was made at a Rotorua marae today with the swearing in of the Māori Land Court's new judge. Judge Miharo Armstrong of Te Whānau ā Apanui is believed to be the youngest judge ever to be sworn in.