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Rātū 29 Paenga-whāwhā 2014

Published: 7:59PM Tuesday April 29, 2014

  • Gate Pa commemorations marked with fierce Haka. (Source: ONE News)
    Gate Pa commemorations marked with fierce Haka. - Source: ONE News

150 years on from the battle of Pukehinahina

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gate Pā (Pukehinahina). Heavily-outnumbered, local Māori were victorious after an assault on the settlement by British imperial forces, but today losses on both sides were remembered.

Iwi unite to commemorate the battle of Gate Pā

The rest of the country was escorted on to Pukehinahina Pā (Gate Pā) by King Tūheitia to remember those who paid the greatest price - their lives.

Lindauer’s Māori portraits to head ‘home’

Famous portraits by Gottfried Lindauer depicting Māori are being sent overseas for the first time. Of the 70 portraits in the collection, nearly 50 of those are heading to Europe, back to the artist’s homeland in Berlin, Germany.

Labour extends Tāmaki Makaurau due date, again

After much speculation it is still unknown who has put their name forward as a nominee for the Tāmaki Makaurau seat with a third extension of the close date for receiving applications.

Parekura Horomia’s political legacy lives on in colleagues

Today marks the one year anniversary of the passing of late Ikaroa-Rawhiti MP Parekura Horomia. Te Karere spoke with some of Labour’s Māori MPs today to reflect on the past year without the man they knew as ‘the Chief’.

Artist seeks to portray modern day Māori wearing moko

A Ngāti Porou artist wants to show the world the modern day portrayal of NZ's indigenous people who wear facial moko. Sofia Minson's latest art series aims to illustrate the modern face that carries the traditional designs into the future.

Christchurch flooding has residents in despair

It's been an overwhelming day for Christchurch. The city is recovering from another massive flood, the fourth to hit the area in the last two months.