“Te kori te poi te waiata, koirā te mea nui.” – Tutata Hetet-Matahi, Waikato-Maniapoto
“Ko ngā kupu nei, māku e kī atu, i ahu mai i te aronga Māori, nui tonu ngā wā i kite rā au, kua kore he kupu, kua kore he whakamārama ki nga māuiui nei, ngā māuiui hinengaro, nō reira ka toko ake te whakaaro, tērā pea he mahi māku.” – Keri Opai, Kaiwhakamāori
“I've always been ambitious I suppose and I've always had this kind of soul to be out in the world and do stuff.” – Carym Wharerau, Ngāpuhi, scholarship recipient
“Kei te piki tonu te reo, kei te ora tonu te reo, kei te ora tonu te kaupapa o te kōhanga reo.” – Sue Tipene, Mema mō Te Waipounamu, Wharekauri
His appeal was based on his belief he was not mentally fit to stand trial, he did not have ‘communication assistance' during the hearing, and four witnesses did not present evidence at the trial.
“Me whakaaro hoki te kāwanatanga, ēnei rōpū rānei, e akiaki nei kia whakatūngia mai tēnei tāke, kia whakaheke iho te utu o ngā kai tōtika kia taea ai e tātou ērā kai te kai.” - Kingi Kiriona, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Ruanui
The annual Kaumātua Kapa Haka Festival rocked the capital over the weekend with kaumātua groups from all over the country congregating on to Te Papa Tongarewa. This report coming up after the break on Te Karere – watch NOW via #livestream here: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/live-stream-te-karere-q05529
Māori All Blacks Nehe Milner-Skudder and Ben May will have another crack at the Lions tomorrow, while young guns Otere Black and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi have also been given a chance to take on the visitors. Te Karere | 3.55pm | TVNZ 1
#LIVE: Pōwhiri for six new Te Kōhanga Reo board members at Waiwhetu Marae, Lower Hutt.
Sugar's back in the spotlight with the FIZZ Symposium in Auckland reigniting the debate - should NZ adopt a sugar tax on fizzy drinks?