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While Kelvin Davis was out on the hustings today, reporter Harata Brown was with the labour deputy one week into the top job. She asked him what he made of being 2IC to Jacinda and the mania that comes with it. Here's a rough translation of what the Tai Tokerau candidate said in Māori. "One fella said to me, 'Hey Kelvin, do you think your Kelvin Costner?" I asked him why's that? Then he said, 'Because you stand behind Jacinda like the main character in 'The Bodyguard'" #nzpol #Pōti17
Awatere Douglas says thanks to the scholarship he hopes to be able to run his own hotel one day. "Ko te manako ia kia whakahaerehia e mātau tō mātau ake hōtera. Ko au tērā, ko ērā hoki ka whakawhiwhia ki te karahipi hei ngā tau kei te heke mai."
You can play Battle To The Beehive for free at https://battletothebeehive.co.nz #nzpol #Pōti17 "This game is really about getting people thinking about it. So we've got policy questions you look into and also enrolment questions before you kick off so you can power up. That's your introduction and also your opportunity to look into the issues a little bit more." - Frances Morton, Editor, Vice
In an attempt to get more rangatahi registered and voting in this year's election, a number of initiatives have been created to entice them to the ballot box, such as the FFSvote campaign, fronted by social media personality William Waiirua, and even a game that uses politicians as characters who fight their way to the Beehive against issues like Climate Change and Education. So are these approaches working? Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere with more on this kaupapa on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
The ongoing fuel shortage in Auckland has affected three kura on their way down to New Plymouth for the Ngā Manu Kōrero competitions. They now have a long bus ride ahead of them due to flight cancellations this morning. Irena Smith - Te Karere with their story on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
#LIVE: Ngā Manu Kōrero 2017 pōwhiri.
WATCH: Pōwhiri for the National Ngā Manu Kōrero Speech Competitions 2017 held in Taranaki.
#LIVE: Aotea prepares for Ngā Manu Kōrero 2017 pōwhiri.
#WATCH | Elections with Eden | Ep4: So what parties are doing it for tauira Māori? Eden More put the question to rangatahi and it's clear some parties need to work harder than others to capture their vote.
#LIVE: Local kura in Ngamotu (New Plymouth), Taranaki, hold a special whakatau to welcome the mauri of the competition ahead of the powhiri to welcome kura from all over the motu to the National Secondary School Ngā Manu Kōrero 2017.