Koroneihana 2015: King announces new era of ‘rights and claims’
Despite struggling with his health, King Tuheitia still delivered his yearly address to the people at Tūrangawaewae Marae in Ngaruawahia.
Exclusive: Lady Arapera Sharples receives life changing kidney donation
Sir Pita Sharples and his wife Arapera are calling for more Māori to donate their organs. For the past seven years Arapera Sharples has had to undergo kidney dialysis three days a week, more than five hours each time. Now she has a new lease on life after receiving a life changing phone call.
Māori TV deliberate on new home
Ngā Aho Whakaari believes Māori TV should stay in Auckland, and sources close to the applicants believe that Auckland has got it in the bag, but which side? The locations on the table are west and south Auckland, Hamilton and Rotorua. Board deliberations are underway today to choose the Māori TV’s next home.
Takahē killings and kererū hunting – equal crimes?
Four takahē birds from a critically endangered species have been mistakenly killed in a pukeko control operation by the Department of Conservation, and it's reportedly not the first time it's happened. The issue has now raised the question; if punishment is to fit the crime, how will those responsible be punished considering the trial of Ngāpuhi leader Sonny Tau for allegedly hunting and killing five kererū?
ITM Cup: Taranaki aim to get defending title campaign back on track
The Taranaki ITM Cup side are looking for back to back titles this year. If successful, they'll be the first team to achieve the feat since the great Auckland side of 1985. After their shaky start losing to Wellington last week, they’re looking to get back on track against Auckland.