“Mā te kāwantanga e utua mā ngā nēhi me ngā rata kia haere ki roto i ngā kura, horekau tērā he utu mō ngā kura - ia kura tuarua puta noa i te motu.” - Kelvin Davis, Reipa
“I’ve had counselling, I’ve been to doctors and things like that, and it’s just a prescription, and that’s it. You know, it’s like when you go in for a sore throat or something, they just give you your medication and then you’re away – there’s nothing else around it.” - Hiria Rolleston, waka ama representative
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Jesse Bromwich in his first TV interview since being caught allegedly using drugs.
“That’s my job. My job is to ensure those voices are heard. But of course the recommendations go back to the regional council, so the Rangitaiki River Forum, on which the iwi are represented, will be playing a key role in looking at those recommendations and working out what the implementation of those recommendations should be.” - Sir Michael Cullen, chair of Edgecumbe flood review panel
"Mr Waho did bring the trust into disrepute. He misled the ministers with allegations that were unfounded. We weren't given the opportunity to reply to those allegations, although Mr Waho agreed to do so at a meeting later." - Tina Olsen-Ratana, Kohanga Reo trust co-chair
Teammates pay tribute to 19-year-old Daniel Baldwin who died after suffering a head injury during a rugby match.
The NZ U20s train ahead of their flight tomorrow to Georgia for the World Rugby Under 20 Championship. Can they do better than their 5th placing at last year's comp? Te Karere | 3.55pm | TVNZ 1
On the water, Hiria Rolleston is a NZ Waka Ama representative. Off the water, though, she’s battled depression and is calling on the Government to better fund health services in Budget 2017. Ripeka Timutimu with her story today on Te Karere at 4pm, TVNZ 1.
"I cannot change what happened in the past except be present today. Am I ashamed of what happened? Yes. Am I really regretful? Yes. "If I could go back and say to that young Norm 'what you're about to do is going to have an affect on people's lives that's far more reaching than what this impact of that violation is,' yes. But I can't. What I can do is share it and then go 'what are the lessons and how do we teach a different way?'" - Norm Hewitt