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The star of the Aladdin musical has paid students at Otara's Tangaroa College a visit in a bid to open a whole new world of wonders and help the young people unlock their full potential. Whatitiri Te Wake - Te Karere with this report.
A Māori fashion designer is putting out an SOS call for help to get her designs to London where they are set to feature as part of Fashion Week. Alecia Kana makes clothes that feature traditional Māori fibres and patterns and dreams of showcasing them on the world stage, but as Irena Smith - Te Karere reports time is running out to get the garments to the famous show.
Female referee Belinda Sleeman will become the first woman to referee an official NRL trial match!
Despite hype around this year's NRL indigenous clash, a NZ Māori Rugby League board member says more cultural awareness is needed in the game. Te Rina Kowhai with this report.
The long-awaited Whānau Ora review is out. Labour is claiming it's upholding its legacy, while the opposition calls on the government to put their words to action. Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere with this report.
So more than 1800 performers from 46 groups kapa are set to compete on the national Matatini stage. For one group it'll be their first time at this prestigious event. Hania Douglas - Te Karere with this report.
Wellington iwi welcomed the kapa haka world to the capital city for Te Matatini. Rapaera Tawhai Reports.
#LIVE | Speeches are underway at the official pōhiri for Te Matatini ki Te Ao. Disclaimer | Expect sudden camera movements at times.
#LIVE | The official pōhiri for Te Matatini ki te Ao is underway at Wellington's Waitangi Park. Disclaimer: This camera is filming raw footage expect camera movements
While the official opening for Te Matatini ki te Ao is about to get underway, Presenter Scotty Morrison looks at some of the big numbers, which in the end comes down to one coveted prize; The Duncan Mcintyre trophy, the supreme title that denotes the best haka group in the world.
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