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 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.
The controversial Pt England Development Enabling bill passed its third reading in Parliament last night despite opposition from Labour and New Zealand First. The bill will allow Ngati Pāoa to buy back 11 hectares of land at Pt England Reserve to build 300 houses and a marae. Ripeka Timutimu with her report on Te Karere - 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
The Māori Party signs an agreement to work together with political group, One Pacific. Irena Smith - Te Karere with more on this kaupapa today on Te Karere, 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.