A delegation of graduates of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori, the Institute of Excellence in Te Reo Māori, participated in a special ceremony when they visited Dunadd Fort in Scotland, a sacred site where kings of Scotland were anointed.
KFC has been announced as a major sponsor of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, and while health campaigners call the pairing insidious, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says sports ranging from professional to grassroots might not happen in NZ without sponsorship from fast food companies like KFC.
He aha o whakaaro? Ripeka Timutimu filed this report: https://youtu.be/PoM33Wx99VE
$100,000 has been raised for two-year-old Ka'iulani Forbes who is diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer.
Hundreds have gathered at Te Papaiōuru Marae in Ohinemutu, Rotorua, to farewell Māori lawyer John Te Manihera Chadwick. Irena Smith filed this report: https://youtu.be/R6P57KpMrVU
E aroha atu ana ki te whānau Pink i tēnei parekura.
17-year-old Joshua Waite is out of an induced coma. For more background on this story, Te Okiwa McLean spoke with the teen's aunt Raiha Hooker earlier this month: https://youtu.be/Pg1ZT8i4QmI
#OnlineExtra: Marcel Renata is looking forward to taking on the British and Irish Lions as part of the Provincial Barbarian side. He says it's lining up to be one of the biggest games of his career so far, up there with his debut for the Māori All Blacks back in 2015. He was with the team in Whangarei today as they were officially welcomed with a pōwhiri ahead of their clash on Saturday.
#Share ❤️Their bond, their strength and their story have inspired so many. Despite a traumatic birth and diagnosis of severe cerebral palsy, Hineraukatauri the daughter of renowned singer Hinewehi Mohi has defied expectations. Hinewehi believes their story is important to tell - to show that even though a person may have a disability or has special needs, they and their whānau can live a beautiful life. Hikurangi Jackson went to Pakipaki to meet the special family.