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Rieko Ioane has been shortlisted for the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year.
The freshly named team leave on Sunday to start their northern hemisphere tour.
The Māori All Blacks present a chance for Māori rugby players to prove their worth on the international field in the pursuit of the much coveted and elusive black jersey.
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Māori economics commentator Brook Grant discusses the state of the economy and what it could possibly take to improve the employment rate of Māori.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen had a few words of praise to share concerning Tawera Kerr-Barlow who is leaving NZ rugby at the end of the year.
Former Huiarau School student Whitiaua Ropitini says the occasion is a true milestone as the school is the embodiment of what iwi elders wanted for their children and their children’s children. “E ngangahu ake ana te aroha i te whatu manawa. I te mea he moemoeā tēnei o a mātau koroua, hei kura mō ā rātau tamariki mokopuna anō hoki.”
Pita Tipene of Ngāti Hine explains the rocky road the Ngāpuhi treaty settlement has had to travel to get to where it is today. “Kua roa kē te kāwanatanga e whakatīhahu ana i ngā kerēme o Ngāpuhi ki muri. Kua tae ki te wa kia tahuri mai te kāwanatanga ki te tautoko i ngā wawata o ngā hapū o ngā kaikerēme.”
The squad includes three Māori half backs in Aaron Smith, TJ Perenara and Tawera Kerr-Barlow.
Police add that Warren may be armed and should not be approached.