Southern Steel have taken out the ANZ Premiership title after beating the Central Pulse 69-53.
“...me te mea ano hoki ki te karanga i te hunga e haere mai ana i tawhiti kia tau mai ki tēnei whare o tātau ka tahi, ka rua rātou, e hiahia ana kia whiwhia rātou ki te moko.” – Hohua Mohi, Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Ngāti Tarāwhai
The Black Ferns Sevens squad won five out of six tournaments in the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens series.
The new inland port at Ruakura will be able to serve the 'golden triangle' of Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.
“Ko te tino uaua i te whakauru, te mea i 'enrol' koe i runga i ngā kaupapa here katoa.” – Kealyn Marshall-Nyman, Toihau, Ngāi Tauira
“Kua roa rawa rātou e turaki ana ki raro, e takahi ana, e pehi ana ki raro.” - Tukoroirangi Morgan, Perehitini o te Māori Party
The bill enables Ngāti Paoa to build 300 houses and a marae. However, not everyone is happy with the result.
The Black Ferns Sevens have landed back in the country after taking out the 2016/2017 HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series. They end the series on a high with a near-perfect record winning five of the six tournaments and losing only one game in the entire series.
Stewart was of Ngāti Raukawa and Te Arawa descent. He was 80-years-old.
Lions fans keen to take a more permanent reminder of the tour back home with them are being welcomed to meet three ‘taniwha’ - tā moko artists Henare Brooking, Hohua Mohi and Kingi Pitiroi have set up shop in Wellington this week to share the art of tā moko and kirituhi to our overseas manuhiri. Keep an eye out for Tamati Rimene-Sproat's report which will be posted here on our page later tonight.