Dawn pōwhiri launches Te Ahurei a Tūhoe
For almost 50 years the Tūhoe festival has been an important biennial event for its descendants. They come together to reaffirm their tribal identity through culture, sports, and other activities. The event began at dawn this morning with an official pōwhiri at Te Rewarewa Marae.
Jerry Collins Stadium renamed in special ceremony
Ngāti Toa Rangatira has endorsed the renaming of the Porirua sports stadium to honour the memory of former All Black and Hurricanes player, Jerry Collins. Hundreds of people attended the ceremony this morning to show their support and respect for a man who was born and raised in Porirua.
Te Wā o Te Aranga: More than just Easter bunnies and chocolate
Good Friday - the day that marks the beginning of the Easter holidays. But what does it mean to Māori?
Mahimaina: Minecraft gets Māori makeover
A wildly popular computer game has now been given a Māori flavour. Two whānau have been translating the popular block-building game Minecraft, or Mahimaina, into Māori.
Ngāpuhi wrestler a step closer to the Olympics after only months in the sport
She's only been involved in the sport for six months but Krissy Hunter is just one step away from competing at the highest level. The Ngāpuhi wrestler is aiming to represent NZ at this year’s Olympics, but, as Tamati Rimene-Sproat discovered, she has a number of challenges to overcome.