“Taihoa ake nei ka puta te kōrero ā ngā rua toru wiki pea kei mua i te aroaro.” – Te Ururoa Flavell MP Kaiārahi Takirua o te Māori Party
“He nurtured, he made us grow as people and as lawyers, so that’s a huge contribution.” – Judge Louis Bidois, former colleague
“Volcano Bay is classic appropriation using tiki lounge products and creating a mishmash stealing from cultures across Te Moana Nui ā-Kiwa to create a mishmash for a made up iwi that doesn’t exist.” – Tina Ngata, Ngāti Porou
The Greens announced their official list today with its Māori candidates featuring in their top 20.
“Ko te whakatutukitanga o te whakataukī nō roto i a māua ko Shane: He iti pioke tere ki waho a Rangaunu, he au tōna.” - Peeni Henare, New Zealand Labour Party
A delegation of graduates of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori, the Institute of Excellence in Te Reo Māori, participated in a special ceremony when they visited Dunadd Fort in Scotland, a sacred site where kings of Scotland were anointed.
KFC has been announced as a major sponsor of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, and while health campaigners call the pairing insidious, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says sports ranging from professional to grassroots might not happen in NZ without sponsorship from fast food companies like KFC.
He aha o whakaaro? Ripeka Timutimu filed this report: https://youtu.be/PoM33Wx99VE
$100,000 has been raised for two-year-old Ka'iulani Forbes who is diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer.