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“Ko taku kaupapa e kawe mai nei au, ko te manawaroa tēnei mea te mau i tō tātou reo.” – Haani Huata, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Hania Douglas went to Auckland University today and canvassed Māori students’ on what the big issues for them are in the upcoming election.
National has confirmed its preferred support partners.
#CharterSchools - Are they working? Hone Harawira believes New Zealand Labour Party's stance on charter schools means kura like Te Kāpehu Whetū in the north will be closed down - Kelvin Davis says he will resign if it happens - but believes he won't have too.
“National's preference is to after this election to be working with our current partners, the ACT Party, United Future, and the Māori Party.”- Bill English, New Zealand National Party
“That’s been something that I’ve lived with since she passed away. It was even more hard for me because it was my daughter at the age of 15 that found her, her tuakana,” – Puhiwahine Reweti, Aunty
#Extra: Throat-singing, a guttural style of singing or chanting, is one of the world's oldest forms of music. This particular cultural music has been banned by the Canadian government. These two Inuit descendants sing their waiata in the hope throat-singing will once again be welcomed to do in their country. #Watch: Te Okiwa McLean's first report on the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE) is coming up on Te Karere soon - we're on NOW, tune in online via #livestream here: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/live-stream-te-karere-q05529?auto=4339098979001
#KIAMATAARA: Two people have been fatally shot and one injured in Northland, near Whangarei. It's believed the armed offender is still at large within police cordons. Cordons have been put in place at the intersections of Mount Tiger Rd and Whareora Rd, and Mount Tiger Rd and Whangarei Heads Rd.
New Zealand's Youth Commonwealth Games champs returned home today with a record medal haul of 31. Tamati Rimene-Sproat was at the airport this morning to greet them. He filed this report: https://youtu.be/-h9AJ9GabGs