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#WATER Who owns water, how will water taxes affect Māori and what about climate change? Labour Party says their policy on Water is a hit, Act Party believes National has dropped the ball on Water but can see dangers with Labour's approach.
“I accommodate over 120 kids to go to nationals, in the ARL area. This is Auckland yet they won't sanction us.” – Ruka Loza, Ngāpuhi
The Robopā Challenge has been designed by Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Technology Hub Robopā as an annual competition aimed at inspiring a passion for science, technology and learning. “Kei te hīkaka, kua tae mātau ki tēnei wā, ki te noho tahi, ki te wānanga i runga i te kaupapa kotahi.” – Thomas Mitai, Kaiwhakahaere Robopā
Today, 124 years ago, New Zealand became the first country to give women the vote.
The Māori Party, environmental groups, the community and iwi all united to support efforts to stop seabed mining taking place off the coast of South Taranaki. #nzpol #Pōti17
In today's Pōti17 special, our reporter Ripeka Timutimu checks out the three main contenders for the seat of Tāmaki Makaurau. As the race nears the finishing line, who will win? #nzpol #Pōti17
It was tit for tat between Tai Tokerau contenders Kelvin Davis and Hone Harawira, as the Labour Deputy accused the Mana Leader of teaming up with National over the latest polls. He aha ō koutou whakaaro? #nzpol #Pōti17
Non Māori in the Māori Party have the full backing of Māori Party President Tukoroirangi Morgan despite allegations of threatening violence and stretching the truth about gaining royal blessings from the King of Tonga. #Pōti17 #nzpol “Kua tae atu tēnei whakapae ki ngā ringaringa o ngā pirihimana. He mahi anō tā rātou, he mahi anō tā mātou, mā mātou tēnā take e āta wherawhera.” - Tukoroirangi Morgan, Māori Party President
Nā wai i hē, kātahi ka hē kē atu - a number of Z stations in Auckland have run out of 95 petrol.
Kids in the eastern Bay of Plenty are taking on a new challenge - robotics. Twelve teams from primary schools across the region are competing in the inaugural RoboPā competition which is aimed at inspiring tamariki to take up science and technology subjects. Rapaera Tawhai - Te Karere with more on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.