Pirimia Jacinda Ardern was on hand today to receive a petition signed by over 45,000 people calling on the Government to end oil exploration in Aotearoa. He aha ō whakaaro - is it time to end oil exploration? Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere has the Government's response coming up on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
Here's a throwback to 1993 where the Auckland Secondary Schools Polynesian Festival opened with a special powhiri for Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu at Nga Tapuwae College, Auckland.
He Tānga Manawa | Here's a throwback to 1993 where the Auckland Secondary Schools Polynesian Festival opened with a special pōwhiri for Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu at Ngā Tapuwae College, Auckland. All the best to all the kura performing today at ASB Polyfest 2018 - karawhiua!
The new whare, a result of collaboration between Māori land owners and local businesses, opened on Thursday.
You can find the new gallery on levels 4 and 5 in Te Papa and there is no entry fee to the gallery.
"For too long our whānau, our Māori land blocks have leased their lands to third parties for a pittance. So, we want to regain control. We want to restore our tikanga and our environmental practices on our whenua." - Rukumoana Schaafsen, Miro Limited Partnership Chair
The youths aged between 14 and 16 have been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
Last month medical staff from Middlemore Hospital discovered the girl, from Howick, had 16 fractures to her ribs, arms, legs and skull.