Hone Heke burial remains to be discussed by iwi
Ngāpuhi leaders will be holding an important hui for iwi members to discuss the reburial of Hone Heke's bones and treasures. The hui will be held before October 28 when the Northland chief will be finally laid to rest on Mt Putahi.
Mourners pay tribute to Māori leader Denis Hansen
Hoani Waititi Marae welcomed mourners this morning who came to pay their respects to Denis Hansen, an instrumental elder of the Waipareira Trust and of Auckland who died in a car crash on Wednesday.
NZFW: Miromoda takes to the runway
Seven designers flaunted their Māori inspired designs in Fashion Week’s Miromoda show today. Māori designers from across the country competed to have their garments included NZ's most prestigious fashion event and the expectations were high.
Police call for information on death of Israel Jack
Police are becoming increasingly suspicious after the death of 20 year old Israel Jack who died on August 18 in Rotorua. They say he was run over by two vehicles while he lay prone on a section of Te Ngae Rd.
White Lies screening at Toronto Film Festival
The film-makers of White Lies will be rubbing shoulders with international glitterati at the Toronto Film Festival which got underway last night. The film explores cultural identity through the characters of a healer Paraiti, played by Whirimako Black in her acting debut, and a wealthy woman with an unwanted pregnancy played by Antonia Prebble. It's one of three NZ films to be selected for the festival which will show 366 feature length and short films altogether.
Auckland’s Atamira Festival pulls in crowds
Aucklanders and its visitors are being exposed to a feast of Māori culture this weekend with the launch of Ngāti Whātua o Orakei's Atamira - Māori in the City Festival. The three-day event kicked off at the Cloud with an extravaganza of Māori art, sport, food and entertainment.
Tumamao Harawira: Counties Manukau will come home with Shield
The All Blacks line-up named to play Argentina tomorrow, any weaknesses? Hawke's Bay vs Counties Manukau for the Ranfurly Shield; is the Shield set to return with the Counties Manukau team? What do the Warriors need to do to get in the finals?