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Māori artists have featured prominently across all categories of the Vodafone NZ Music Awards for 2018. Te Okiwa McLean attended the glitzy event that celebrates the best in NZ music and takes us through the list of winners.
For over 30 years, Upper Hutt Posse has been at the forefront of fighting for social justice, championing human rights as well as including te reo Māori throughout their music. As progenitors of hip-hop music in the South Pacific, last night the group was awarded the Legacy Award at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards. Te Rina Kowhai has more.
The primary school teachers rolling strike hit Wellington in a symbolic end to this week's industrial action. But there's now talks of a mega strike involving primary and secondary teachers being mobilised. Political reporter Eruera Rerekura has the latest.
Former New Zealand Idol contestant Nikki Lee Carlson is undertaking the last physiological change in her journey to transition from being male to female. The up and coming voice feminisation surgery is the last piece of the puzzle to complete her lifelong dream. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2PX1FZm
New Zealand's won the bid to host the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2021 and the Whangārei Black Ferns fans are excited that their city is one of the two cities to be hosting the cup in three years’ time. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2PZRNxV
It's the voice that captured the nation by storm. Former New Zealand Idol contestant Nikki Lee Carlson is undertaking the last physiological change in her journey to transition from a male to a woman. Whatitiri Te Wake - Te Karere with this report.
While Belfast is the home of the iconic Titanic, the Irish township has experienced economic struggles in recent years. As Irena Smith - Te Karere reports, locals hope their partnership with a Māori business from Gisborne will help build tourism and turn their fortunes around.
Emergency services were called to Gibbs Road in Manurewa just before four this morning. Police say they're investigating what happened and have asked for any witnesses to come forward.
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