Long Bay restaurant scrapped as koiwi continue to be unearthed
The continued findings of koiwi at Auckland Long Bay Regional Park have put an end to redevelopment plans of a popular beachfront restaurant which once stood on the site. Planned renovations for the establishment first came to a halt two years ago after the first discovery of koiwi.
Climate change hui discusses impact on Māori communities
Climate change is affecting the world and rising sea levels are a major concern. An agreement to lower the rate global warming was agreed to in Paris last year. So what does it mean for Māori and especially those living in our coastal areas like the East Coast? And is NZ doing enough to help slow the situation down?
Kelvin Davis warns Govt of Ngāpuhi showdown
Labour's Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis says the Govt shouldn’t be surprised if it comes down to a showdown with Ngāpuhi at Waitangi over the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
Church, Kīngitanga celebrate reopening of Te Maungarongo Marae
It’s been a long time coming but over the weekend, celebrations with prayer and kai were held for the reopening of Maungarongo Marae, in Ohope; a marae stronghold for the Presbyterian Church with a strong connection to the Kīngitanga.
#WakaNats2016: Crews compete for Waka Ama world champs spot
The first medals have been awarded at the Waka Ama Sprint Nationals, but gold isn’t all that’s at stake. If crews want to make it to the worlds then they have to compete for limited spots.
Chiefs remain positive despite double injury blow
It’s a new looking Chiefs side this year after losing stars Sonny Bill Williams and Liam Messam to the lure of winning an Olympic gold. The team has also been hit with injuries early in their Super Rugby campaign with former All Blacks Nepo Laulala ruled out for the season and Dominic Bird ruled out for 10 weeks. However, Coach Dave Rennie is confident in the team’s depth.
Paul Henare confirmed as new Breakers head coach
Ngāti Kahungunu man Paul Henare has been confirmed as the new head coach of the Breakers. Henare is stepping up from his role as the assistant coach while Dillon Boucher becomes the general manager of the team. Last year, Henare was named Māori Coach of the Year at the Ngāti Kahungunu Sports Awards.