While our sevens teams prepare for their first games at the San Francisco World Cup another Māori is also preparing for his first hit out but for his adopted country Hong Kong. Rapaera Tawhai Reports.
Meet the Melbourne whānau curing homesick Māori with regular deliveries of rēwana bread and bacon bones. Hania Douglas - Te Karere with this delicious report.
Here's the weather segment from today's bulletin
“We have to acknowledge that the previous government did make changes to the Crown Minerals Act, however that doesn't stop today, it doesn't restrain or constrain today's government.” – Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, Kaiarataki, Ngāti Ruanui
It's also been reported Ani Black has given police the names of four people she claims were aware of an alleged child sex ring Awanui Black was part of.
Three murders in the Waikato, all allegedly gang-related. Te Okiwa McLean went to Waikato to find out the reaction from both the community and police.
Here is an overview of some of the leading stories from today's bulletin that we'll be posting up later tonight.
Auckland’s takatāpui community are welcoming in the new year with Te Ahurei Matariki Takatāpui, but as performer Jacob Tamata explains, it serves as more than just a celebration. Krystal-lee Brown with this kaupapa coming up after the break - #Watch Te Karere NOW via livestream here: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/content/tvnz/onenews/story/2017/08/24/live-stream-te-karere.html
Ka:rere | Awanuiarangi Black’s ex-wife Anihera Black hands over four names to police; today marks Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday; eight new names in Black Ferns squad.