#OnlineExtra: Extended interview with mental health advocate Mike King. He shares his thoughts on the state of our mental health system. “We followed all the instructions that the Government has said to do: put your hand up, ask for help, help is here. We put our hands up, we ask for help…and there is no help.”
“Āe, he pai ki te hoki mai ki Tāmaki kia awhi i ngā whānau katoa i konei.” – Theresa Tepania-Ashton, Māori Women's Development Inc
“In a way New Zealand is pretty much at the level of worlds I think, because we are such a strong country.” – Joshua Cesan, Company Director, Identity Dance Company
“We really need to lose the stigma that surrounds mental health and suicide prevention.” – Mike King, Mental Illness Advocate
"Gives more autonomy to Māori landowners to make decisions, to provide better support for the developent of Māori land, and to ensure that Māori land is retained for future generations." - Matanuku Mahuika, Roia, Kaipupuri Whenua
Waikato's Moari Stafford stars on Waka Huia this week. He talks about how women have helped shape him through life. Tune in at 10:30am this Sunday on TVNZ1.
"Ehara mōku anake tēnei tohu, mō ngā kōhanga reo o Waiariki, Mataatua, Tauranga Moana." - Herita Toko, Ngāi Tūhoe
Should known pedophiles and abusers be allowed to remain in positions of power and mana? Catch Te Arawa's Chanz Mikaere who has been calling them out on Marae this Sunday at 10AM.
"You do often worry about some students and think gosh do we need to be watching them, are we concerned about them, Tiaan didn't fit into that category at all." - Susan Impey, Principal, Ōpōtiki College
With more than 230 world championship titles under his belt, woodchopping legend Jason Wynyard has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the sport of woodchopping.