Police name axe attack murder accused
Police have named the man charged with murder following an axe attack in Upper Hutt last night. One woman's dead and two men are in hospital with moderate injuries following the attack in the Upper Hutt suburb of Timberlea. 36-year-old Retimana Te Korou Nicholls faces four charges which includes murder.
Aotearoa Fisheries reports $21.9m profit
Aotearoa Fisheries have reported a profit for the financial year. It says it's performing well despite challenging conditions. The company, which manages fishing assets on behalf of all iwi, is one of the biggest in the industry and the chair signalled a dividend is on the way.
Māori ginseng hits the retail shelves
Māori ginseng has hit the shelves in Auckland. Māori land incorporation Maraeroa C has been growing the root in their pine forests, and they are teaming up with NZ Gift Shop to retail the product locally.
Māori finalists feature in NZ Film Awards line-up
The red carpet has been rolled out again for the annual NZ Film Awards and this year has to be one of the strongest for Māori films and actors. The Dead Lands and The Dark Horse, both successful movies, have not only been nominated for Best Film of the Year, but the directors and some of the cast who worked on those films are also up for awards.
New wharekura for Glen Innes
The east Auckland suburb of Glen Innes has gone through some tough times in recent years. The removal of state houses has had a dramatic impact on many Māori in the community, but this weekend they'll be celebrating new growth, development, and hope at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Puau Te Moananui a Kiwa.
TKKM o Ngā Mokopuna celebrates 20th anniversary
For most of the week Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngā Mokopuna has been celebrating 20 years. It’s been a long and tough road for the kura, but they’re determined to see another 20 years.
New Pete and Pio hunting cooking show
Television celebrities Peter Peeti (Kai Time on the Road) and Pio Terei (Tangaroa) are joining forces to front a new TV series. The duo will be showcasing their love and passion for hunting and gathering kai.
Can Auckland pull off the biggest Raggamuffin to date?
The biggest reggae show NZ has seen, that's what promoters of Auckland’s first Raggamuffin is claiming. So will it live up to the hype?