Rotorua activist contacted over TPPA protest
With the signing of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership deal less than a week away, police are concerned about security for the event that'll be staged in Auckland. They've taken the unusual steps of contacting activists in an attempt to garner intelligence about their protest plans. Our reporter Kereama Wright spoke to one of those activists believed to be targeted by police.
TPPA: ‘This isn’t the time to sit on the fence' says Nanaia Mahuta
Nanaia Mahuta says Labour's Māori caucus is acutely aware of widespread Māori opposition to the trade deal, and they believe now is not the time to be sitting on the fence.
Māori encouraged to take up yoga
Jase Te Patu has just come home to NZ after spending 10 years touring the world in musicals, and he has come back with a purpose: to inspire Māori into the world of yoga. He is opening his new yoga studio in Wellington tonight and is encouraging all Māori, young and old to give it a go.
Ngā Manu a Tāne celebrates 10 years
Christchurch-based kapa haka Ngā Manu a Tāne is celebrating 10 years this weekend. Pere Wihongi spoke to Hohepa Waitoa on the journey its taken for the group to get to where they are now.
AB Sevens feel the wairua at jersey blessing
This year, the All Blacks Sevens team has had its worst ever start to the world Sevens competition, it's hoped that some divine intervention may arrest that decline. At Pipitea Marae in Wellington, a special karakia was offered ahead of this weekend's tournament for our national team.
Johnson addresses concern over risk of injury at Auckland Nines
Mixed news for the Warriors today as it named its NRL Nines squad for next weekend’s tournament. New recruit Issac Luke is out due early season niggles but Shaun Johnson will make his return from a long injury layoff.