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.
#MaimoaMusic, the young band that released the reo Māori chart topper 'MAIMOATIA' has released another hit. We caught up with them behind the scenes of their new music video 'Wairua'.
A 1700 signature petition supporting the bid was presented to Parliament on Wednesday. “[The] seventeen hundred signatures we got is seventeen hundred stories of people, and they wouldn't have signed the petition if they didn't think that there needed to be some changes." - Denise Kent, Life Matters
“There’s around 3000 seasonal workers and probably around 20% of those will be Māori, however they are more represented at the lower skilled employment and of course that's seasonal as we lift across the levels Māori are significantly disproportionate to non-Māori.” – Ngaria Rolleston, Te Awanui Huka Pak
Māori sculptor and academic Professor Bob Jahnke, has been made an officer of the NZ Order of Merit for services to Māori art and education. Other Māori honoured include actress Rima Te Wiata, who has been made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to film and television and Taranaki health worker Alice Doorbar, who received a Queen's Service Medal for services to health and Māori.
“We're asking for a royal inquiry - we want to know where's the money going? Because it's not about throwing more money at the same situation and then hoping you're going to get change.” – Denise Kent, Life Matters
“I want to be there at the 2019 world cup in Japan.” – Kieran Read, All Blacks Captain
“I’m incensed at the fact that there would be person in a movement that would come to Kaitaia to a community that I’ve been working hard to serve for many years to discredit in a completely false way the value and benefit of immunisation.” – Dr Lance O’Sullivan, Doctor, Kaitaia