The Kiwis 2017 squad was announced over the weekend.
#KIAMATAARA: A weather watch is in place, warning of severe gales in parts of the following areas: Canterbury (Tuesday afternoon until mid-morning Wednesday); Fiordland, Southland and Otago (late Tuesday afternoon until mid-morning Wednesday); as well as Hawke's Bay, east of Wairoa, and Coastal Gisborne (until midday today).
UPDATE (1.30pm): Labour has delayed the naming of its party list. --- The Labour Party is expected to release their party list for the upcoming general election today. The party's sitting Māori electorate MPs have asked to be left off the list, so who'll be added in their place?
#OnlineExtra: Extended interview with mental health advocate Mike King. He shares his thoughts on the state of our mental health system. “We followed all the instructions that the Government has said to do: put your hand up, ask for help, help is here. We put our hands up, we ask for help…and there is no help.”
“Āe, he pai ki te hoki mai ki Tāmaki kia awhi i ngā whānau katoa i konei.” – Theresa Tepania-Ashton, Māori Women's Development Inc
“In a way New Zealand is pretty much at the level of worlds I think, because we are such a strong country.” – Joshua Cesan, Company Director, Identity Dance Company
“We really need to lose the stigma that surrounds mental health and suicide prevention.” – Mike King, Mental Illness Advocate
"Gives more autonomy to Māori landowners to make decisions, to provide better support for the developent of Māori land, and to ensure that Māori land is retained for future generations." - Matanuku Mahuika, Roia, Kaipupuri Whenua
Waikato's Moari Stafford stars on Waka Huia this week. He talks about how women have helped shape him through life. Tune in at 10:30am this Sunday on TVNZ1.
"Ehara mōku anake tēnei tohu, mō ngā kōhanga reo o Waiariki, Mataatua, Tauranga Moana." - Herita Toko, Ngāi Tūhoe