“Te Pūtahitanga will start off the entity, it’ll invest in the whānau inspiration, but we’re looking for long-term funders, and that’s where one of our greatest challenges is.” – Helen Leahy, CEO of South Island Whānau Ora commissioning agency, Te Pūtahitanga
A love story about a prince and a farm boy has been translated into te reo Māori.
Former Māori All Blacks coach Matt Te Pou took aim at the NZRU for their lack of support towards the team - do you agree with his criticisms?
"Ko te kaupapa i haere ai ki reira [Rotorua], nā te tono a Mataatua ki ōna uri o Ruatoki me te kī ki a whakatā te iwi ki te tangi i ōna mate. Nā runga i tā rātou tono ka whakaaetia e ngā māngai, e ngā tareketi o ngā rōpū o te ahurei." - Maaka Te Moana, toihau
“To be a winner you always need to have good people in your corner and I found that with dad being my coach [it] has been hard in some areas, but it’s also a lot easier in others.” - Rakai Kirkwood Jnr, young boxer
“He’s gotta go. Mr English. He’s gotta stand down just like Barclay. He misled the media, he misled the House, in every respect he’s in serious breach of his responsibilities and his duties.” - Winston Peters, NZ First leader
Ripeka Timutimu reported on the scheme two months ago where party secretary Andrew Kirton made clear that apart from the odd 'cup of tea and fish and chips' the recruits came over at their own expense. Here's the link to today's story: https://youtu.be/Fl-PoeBoO9Y And a link to our previous story that aired in April 2017: https://youtu.be/Uar31GxyqWA
Our reporter Ripeka Timutimu with more on this kaupapa on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
KIA MATAARA: Flooding in Northland has caused some schools to close.
Tauranga iwi utilised social media to set up a campaign to protest against a deed of a settlement over Tauranga Moana.