Chiefs Rugby Hika Elliot signs two-year deal with French club US Oyonnax Rugby Officiel.
After four years at the helm, Raelene Castle (Ngapuhi) has announced she'll be stepping down as CEO of the Canterbury Bulldogs at the end of the NRL season.
#BREAKING: In total, $122 million has been committed for Māori-specific initiatives in this year's Budget. Highlights include: - $10 million to Whānau Ora, allowing an extra 2,500 whānau access to Whānau Ora services - $8 million has been secured for a Rangatahi Suicide Prevention fund - $31 million has been allocated to establish the new Māori Land Service - $5 million for Kōhanga Reo Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere with more on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
Hari huritau ki te 'Hōhipera o Hoterini Tiriti'! Who's your favourite Shortland Street Māori character of all time?
The Department of Conservation is now working with local hapū and Te Rūnanga o Te Whānau a Apanui on burial plans for the five maki (orca).
It's Budget Day today where Finance Minister Steven Joyce will announce how the Government intends to spend its money for the coming year. Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere is currently in media lockup in Parliament's Grand Hall, but keep an eye out at 2pm where he and Irena Smith - Te Karere will bring you an overview here on Facebook of what's in the Budget for Māori before a comprehensive report on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
The whanau of Sir Ngatata Love are appealing his conviction hoping to get him out of prison where his health is deteriorating. We'll have more on Te Karere today at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
ONLINE EXTRA: Gaylene Sciascia’s whānau let loose with haka Tika Tonu as she was officially honoured today for services to dance. She has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.