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All Blacks veteran Jerome Kaino says that the Aussies are keen to get their hands on the Bledisloe Cup and that the All Blacks need to prepare according to keep the cup this side of the Tasman.
Dame Susan added the overwhelming majority of children placed in state care and subsequently abused were Māori.
“There’s no evidence that it works. We know it doesn’t work, there’s evidence it doesn’t. That $20 million would be better put into helping these kids now.” – Pat Newman, PPTA #nzpol #pōti17
“We will fund 80 full-time equivalent professionals to work with children in Christchurch schools. What we anticipate working is that will be a lead professional, be it a nurse, a psychologist, a psychiatrist, an occupational therapist or a counsellor working with each school. “ - Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Labour Party #nzpol #pōti17
#DEBATE Is it too late to save our rivers? What about Te Ture Whenua? Te Tai Rāwhiti candidates debate these topics. On the couch we have incumbent Meka Whaitiri MP of the New Zealand Labour Party, Marama Fox - Co Leader of the Maori Party and Elizabeth Kerekere, Green Party Candidate for Ikaroa-Rāwhiti. #nzpol
“I’ve always adopted the Nike slogan, just do it and you can sit around and talk or you can get on with the job and that’s what I’ve tried to do. I think the results really speak for themselves. I think we’ve had a really good three years.” – Chris Finlayson, Treaty Negotiations Minister
#WATCH #MĀTAKI Ripeka Lessels posted a video of an exchange she had with one of her local banks over their refusal to accept her withdrawal slip in te reo Māori. Rapaera Tawhai - Te Karere reporter went to Whakatāne to speak to Ripeka, to locals and to banks to see where they stand with using te reo for banking. “I reira rā ahau ka tino pukuriri, kātahi ka tuku taku kiriata taku mea nei ki runga i te Pukamata.” - Ripeka Lessels, Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa
Vincent Taurima and Hakopa Ngaronoa in their 20’s went missing Saturday after police tried to stop them driving off with a stolen car that was later found abandoned on the Desert road. There have been near freezing temperatures overnight in the area.
“Turn yourself in son. I don’t want to have to come and identify you in a morgue. I want to be able to come to the prison to visit and to talk with you that’s from your mother, that’s from Ma, Rollie.” – Marie Masalu, Rollie Heke's mother