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Seven people are believed to have died from synthetic cannabis use this month, sold in and around Auckland.
There's nearly 1500 more people waiting for a state house than there were this time last year.
#KIAMATAARA: Kia haumaru te noho e te iwi.
Kua tae mai ngā pungarehu o Haami Manahi kia whakanuia ia, he pāpā, he koroua, he uri o Te Arawa waka. The ashes of the freedom sleeper who died on the steps of Manurewa Methodist Church have been returned for his final service.
Te Wai Māori Trust chair Ken Mair appeared on Parakuihi (Breakfast) this morning calling for legal protection to be given to tuna.
Kia mataara e te iwi.
“Mehemea ka whakakotahi ai, ka whakarahi ai i ngā rauemi, ā-pūtea nei, ā-mātanga nei.” – Brook Grant, Mātanga Ohaoha
“The amount of players that are here is just incredible, and the standard of play is beyond belief.” – Irene Van Dyk, Former Silver Fern
“We have 100 metres of this taura and 80 metres of it will have the spat on it.” - Richelle Kahui-McConnell, Kaiwhakahaere