‘Black devil’ tornado rips through backyards in the Mount
Without warning a tornado ripped through Mount Maunganui in the Bay of Plenty, seriously damaging houses and leaving debris strewn across roads. Manawa Wright met with Merphine Rawiri whose house was in the tornado’s path last night.
Royal visit puts global spotlight on Māori
His visit to Auckland caps off a big week of events for Prince Harry but none more so than those in which he took part in Māori customs and traditions. And with media of the world here covering the tour it has taken our culture global.
Meeting Prince Harry a ‘humbling’ experience for students
Bad weather made its way to Auckland too but it didn't put a stop to Prince Harry's royal tour. The prince is in the big smoke where he spent the morning visiting three communities on the south side, one of which was the Southern Cross School Campus.
Major clean-up underway in Wellington, Kapiti regions
A major clean-up is underway for Kapiti Coast residents after torrential downpours saw rivers break their banks, flooding roads and homes north of Wellington and cutting off the capital.
Traditional Māori medicine meets mainstream in Ngāti Whātua
A new service launched by Ngāti Whātua today in Auckland's Glen Innes is . Funded by the Ministry of Health the iwi-based dual-care service say they intend to lend a more holistic approach of benefit to all communities.
House of Natives gallery ‘sharp and ready’ for business
‘Sharp and ready’ is the business acumen followed by world renowned Māori artist Gordon Toi. Toi has just opened up a gallery in his home suburb of Māngere Bridge, Auckland. Raniera Harrison went along today for a look at The House of Natives.
WAIATA to raise funds for Hineraukatauri music therapy centre
This weekend Māori musos will perform in Auckland to help raise funds for the Hineraukatauri Music Therapy Centre. Four WAIATA shows are set to be held to showcase musical and kapa haka acts from established and aspiring Māori artists.