Yvonne Tahana is the 1 NEWS Maori Affairs Reporter based in Auckland.
She has previously worked for TVNZ's Marae programme and is a a former Qantas award winner and nominee.
Yvonne had a nine-year career in print, including six years at the New Zealand Herald.
Yvonne grew up in Ngapuhi country and across the ditch.
She loves league and did an undergrad degree in Politics.