Te Wānanga o Aotearoa founder weighs in on email scam
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa (TWOA) is feeling the effects of a mistake that could cost them almost $80k US dollars. But TWOA founder Dr Rongo Wetere has weighed in saying that if the money is recovered then the executive director of finance, Bronwyn Koroheke, should get her job back.
Rotorua launches new treewalk attraction
Rotorua has launches its newest tourist attraction. Situated high in the treetops of the Redwoods - Whakarewarewa Forest, the Redwoods Treewalk is expected to draw in visitors to take a walk among trees up to 12 metres above ground.
Ngāti Porou honey collective makes for a sweet deal
A new collective of Māori land-owners from the East Coast are moving away from traditional leasing arrangements of their land and opting instead to take a share of the million dollar NZ honey industry. Ngāti Porou Miere hopes to create more jobs for their owners and their people who are living and caring for the land.
Rūnanga helps provide Christmas cheer to whānau in need
Te Rūnanga ā Iwi o Ngāpuhi have teamed up with community groups to tackle poverty as Christmas approaches. With 305,000 Kiwi kids said to be living in poverty, the collective have a goal of ensuring no child in the north goes without Christmas.
Kelly Tarlton’s penguins in for a long ‘summer’
Today marks an auspicious day for the penguins at Kelly Tarlton’s; it's the summer solstice - the longest day of the year. So what makes it so special for the penguins? Our reporter Peata Melbourne went on the ice to find out.
Rob Ruha’s new album Pūmau in at No. 2 on iTunes top list
Christmas has come early for singer-songwriter Rob Ruha whose album Pūmau reached No. 2 in the iTunes Top Albums list. Second only to Adele, we caught up with the artist who was spending time with whānau in Rotorua.