Meet Cole Waaka, an airman by day, and an aspiring Warrior by night. He's a member of the NZ Defence Force and currently serves with the @Air Force, but the 22-year-old is also a contracted player for the Vodafone Warriors and is currently plying his trade with the reserve team. Te Okiwa McLean caught up with him for the day - tune in to Te Karere at 4pm, TVNZ 1, for his full report.
He Tānga Manawa | In 1988, Ngāti Whātua commemorated the 20th anniversary of the end to the occupation of Takaparawha.
Before he was buried, Te Murumāra went to Te Kohinga Mārama Marae where many came to pay their respects and pay homage to an influential figure in revitalizing te reo. Nō reira e te rangatira, kia okioki koe i āu nā mahi katoa ki te whakarauora i te reo Māori.
What are your thoughts on what is seen as a watershed moment in Māori history? Feel like a trip down memory lane? Check out today's He Tānga Manawa at 9 am!
“They already know about the $20 million we've invested in Taranaki through the provincial growth fund, and that answers one of the calls which has been, let's make sure that we're investing in diverse parts of the economy - tourism for example.” – Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister
E te rangatira, takoto, e moe.
Moorfield worked for 23 years at Waikato University where he made significant contributions to revitalizing te reo Māori
Yesterday Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei commemorated the 40th anniversary of when they were forcibly evicted from Bastion Point by the state.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has told iwi, civic and business leaders that she still wants Taranaki to still be known as the 'energy province'