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The campaign to raise awareness about the Māori land wars took another step today. A conference was held in Te Awamutu involving iwi who bore the brunt of the colonial invasions. And as political reporter Eruera Rerekura reveals, the Minister of Māori Development is another advocate for sharing knowledge about NZ war history.
Māori smoking rates for women still soars around 40%. Drill down further, and Māori women between the ages of 18 and 24 are the highest group of smokers in the country. But a report released today offers hope, it's identified a number of ways to target Māori women to give up smoking.
A book is set be released on one of the most famous battles of the Māori Land Wars, the Battle of Gate Pā. The account promises to be a seminal text as it's co-written by a respected war historian and a Māori historian who is direct descendant of warriors who fought in the fabled Bay of Plenty skirmish.
Sport and the All Blacks have taken in the sights of sounds of Rome ahead of today's squad announcement. Players visited the famous ruins of the Coliseum before coach Steve Hansen reveals his side to face Italy.
Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross had made his first public appearance since being admitted to hospital for mental health care, at the very hospital he was admitted to.
Midwives will walk off the job today beginning two weeks of rolling strikes. More than 1100 DHB employed midwives will stop work for two hours twice daily until December 5. The strike action comes after the Midwives Union rejected an offer from the DHBs, and the DHBs turned down a counter-offer from the union.
For over half a century NZ artist Tiki Taane has been creating music for listeners all around the world. Tomorrow the solo artist along with his former band 'salmonella dub' will drop their first single together since he left the group back in 2007. Te Rina Kowhai with more.
New Zealand’s first professional baseball team is set to play on home soil for the first time tomorrow. And they’re hoping a bit hometown luck will see team Tuatara register its first win in the tough Australian Baseball League competition.
Obesity, diabetes and heart disease continue to plague Māori and Pacific Island communities, but one community group is doing something about it. The force behind the initiative is the irrepressible and charismatic Dave 'The Butterbean' Letele. And as Whatitiri Te Wake reports, Butterbean has a simple yet effective recipe for success.
#OHORERE | Māori Television has announced radical changes to their news and current affairs line-up. The broadcaster’s panel-show Kawekōrero, online news-bites programme Rereātea, and award-winning current affairs programme Native Affairs will wrap up at the end of the year, while their flagship news programme Te Kaea will end in February. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2QdbbHM
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