Teina Pora heads to Privy Council
Twice convicted murderer Teina Pora is on his way to London to try to get his name cleared. Pora spent 21 years in jail for the murder and rape of Auckland woman, Susan Burdett. He flew out this afternoon with his legal team for a hearing before the Privy Council.
Opposition calls on Māori Party to fight against employment bill
The Employment Relations Amendment Bill is set to go to its third reading this week. The Labour Party says it will affect the vulnerable workers including Māori and have called for the Māori Party to do something about it. But the Māori Party say they have been opposed to it from the start and the government does not need them to pass the law.
A smokefree NZ increases Māori life expectancy
If all Māori quit smoking life expectancy would increase by five years. We followed two women who are on their path to finally kicking their addictions to smoking cigarettes.
Te Whānau o Waipareira opens research unit
Te Whānau o Waipareira Trust is taking a giant leap in their services today opening the research unit for their services - services that will now allow them to help the community easier and faster.
Rotorua bid for Māori TV
Māori Television are in the middle of a scoping exercise looking for a range of leasing options including staying where they are since their lease in Newmarket runs out in 2017. Part of that includes looking at different locations, and Rotorua is one of those locations which have been approached as a possible location. Hinerangi Goodman meets with the group who submitted their bid for Māori TV.
Americans #DoTheHaka challenge
Five thousand dollars is up for grabs if you win a haka challenge, but there's a catch - you have to be a US resident. It's to celebrate the All Blacks match against the USA Eagles on Sunday. You can learn the haka on the DoTheHaka.com web page then upload pictures or videos on to social media using the hashtag #dothehaka.
Kiwis welcome back Luke and Vatuvei as Whare limps off training field
The Warriors' Feleti Mateo is off to the Manly Sea Eagles next year, and a Kiwis player could be facing injury trouble ahead of their clash against Samoa on Saturday in Whangarei.
Straight-talker Steven Adams ‘sucks’ at smack-talk
He may live in the US, but you can't take NZ out of Steve Adams. Even though he's living in the US, he hasn't severed his ties to NZ. When he was home, he spoke to Te Karere about dealing with stardom.