Māori sculptor and academic Professor Bob Jahnke, has been made an officer of the NZ Order of Merit for services to Māori art and education. Other Māori honoured include actress Rima Te Wiata, who has been made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to film and television and Taranaki health worker Alice Doorbar, who received a Queen's Service Medal for services to health and Māori.
“We're asking for a royal inquiry - we want to know where's the money going? Because it's not about throwing more money at the same situation and then hoping you're going to get change.” – Denise Kent, Life Matters
“I want to be there at the 2019 world cup in Japan.” – Kieran Read, All Blacks Captain
“I’m incensed at the fact that there would be person in a movement that would come to Kaitaia to a community that I’ve been working hard to serve for many years to discredit in a completely false way the value and benefit of immunisation.” – Dr Lance O’Sullivan, Doctor, Kaitaia
The Northern Mystics are heading into crunch time of their ANZ Premiership campaign, but today the players were on hand to help kids on to their new bikes today thanks to the Variety Charity. Tamati Rimene-Sproat's report coming up on Te Karere after the break, watch via #livestream NOW: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/content/tvnz/onenews/story/2015/07/06/live-stream--te-karere.html
Shortland Street is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year but its age isn’t the only milestone it’ll be marking. A number of Māori characters have been through the show’s swinging hospital doors, giving brief glimpses into te ao Māori, but with the introduction of the character Leroy, played by Te Wharekura o Hoani Waititi Marae student Lionel Wellington, we could be seeing a whole lot more, including the use of te reo. Te Okiwa McLean caught up with Lionel and some of the show's other talented Māori actors - 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
#KIAMATAARA: Man wanted over alleged car-jacking in Auckland today.
“In my speech to you, with the greatest respect and, I said, manaakitanga from my tupuna, I actually said ‘go away’. I said ‘haere atu’. Now I am saying that -- because just as I’ve challenged many people on the causes of...child death, your presence here will cause babies to die.” Dr Lance O'Sullivan spoke at a controversial screening of an anti-vaccine documentary opposing the film's message saying it's 'misinformation based on lies'. Eruera Rerekura filed this report: https://youtu.be/rtX9qyK4KK4