Tainui eye up Huntly coal mine
Tainui has signalled its interest in buying the Huntly East mine. The tribe has a century long connection to coal mining in the area, but Solid Energy has been plagued with crippling debt in a volatile industry - could the risks outweigh the benefits?
NZ tsunami warning lifted, caution still advised
The national tsunami warning has been lifted. Gisborne port experienced a 70cm rise and fall within 15 minutes just before 2am. Gisborne Civil Defence Emergency Manager Louise Bennett advises that people should continue to stay off the beaches and out of the sea, river and estuaries for at least another day.
Aotearoa wins Maioha Award at Silver Scrolls
The song written for Māori Language Week has taken out the APRA Maioha Award at the prestigious Silver Scrolls last night. Aotearoa, sung by a collaboration of Māoridom's in vogue musicians, was acknowledged at the ceremony last night by Ngā Takere Nui o Ngā Waka after taking out top spot.
Māori CEO reveals inner workings of world’s largest Polynesian centre
It's the world’s largest Polynesian cultural attraction, and for the first time, its president and CEO, Puataata Alfred Grace of Tūwharetoa, speaks to media about his role at the Polynesian Cultural Centre in Hawai'i.
Ahi Kā Tonics wins NZ Food Award
Ahi Kā Tonics has won its category at the NZ Food Awards. It won the section of most novel ingredients. Ahi kā sells tonics using traditional ingredients such as kawakawa and kūmarahou.
Exhibition honours 30 years of art produced by TWoA students
A new exhibition has launched in Hawke's Bay called Te Kāhui Maunga Kura Toi. It celebrates art produced by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa students over the past 30 years.