Maori concerned about new Census plans
The Census was cancelled in 2011 due to the Christchurch earthquake. But Statistics NZ is now gearing up for a national count of our population on March 5. It's also considering a ten year gap between each Census as a response to Govt cost cutting, a move that may affect Maori development.
Putting wasted food to good use
Every year, two billion tonnes of food is wasted half of all the food produced in the world. In NZ, people are struggling with poverty. But the Maori owner of the largest supermarket in NZ is doing his bit to donate the food they don't use to those who need it.
West Ham looking to extending Reid’s contract
The Premier League football club West Ham United is in talks with Winston Reid to try and extend his contract. The 24 year old central defender is high on the list of West Ham's Players of the Year and the club has a two year option on Reid's contract.
Awarding winning chef teaches families to cook on a budget
In Rotorua an award winning Maori chef is spreading her joy of Maori food to others. Annie Lingman owns a cafe. She also caters, holds cooking classes for kids and teaches families how to cook meals on a budget. She spoke to Hinerangi Goodman about her work.
Puanaki find new home as they prepare for Te Matatini
Our reporter Irena Smith has been on the road gathering stories in the South Island. In Christchurch, she found the Puanaki family are still rebuilding their lives post-quake. But the devastating quakes have been a source of inspiration, as they prepare for the upcoming national kapa competition, Te Matatini.
Jehovah gains more Maori follows
There are 5,000 or more Maori followers of the Jehovah's Witness faith in NZ, and they gathered in Hamilton for their AGM.
Tumamao’s picks: Breakers, Blues and Ferrar
Tumamao Harawira gives us his picks in Basketball, Rugby and Tennis.