Casey Kopua and Laura Langman have been named in the Silver Ferns squad.
The country’s first Māori radio station, Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika, is currently running on reserve funds after its funding was cut in June when their licence to broadcast was transferred to iwi.
#LIVE Teachers on strike march on parliament in Wellington, demanding better pay and conditions. Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere reports. Te Karere | 4pm | TVNZ1
The future of the country's first Māori radio station is in limbo.
#LIVE | Teachers are striking all over the country today, we’re here at Aotea Centre where teachers and whānau from all over Auckland have come in to the city to have their concerns heard. Whatitiri Te Wake reports. Te Karere | 4pm | TVNZ1
The Black Ferns were given a traditional Aboriginal welcome on arrival in Sydney. Songs and dance echoed through Sydney airport as the Black Ferns made their way through the arrival hall last night.
Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta joined us live and spoke about the predicament of Te Upoko o Te Ika Radio, the current climate of Māori broadcasting as a whole, and the proposed Waikato University restructure that could spell the end of its Māori and indigenous faculty.
Dame Tariana Turia was named Dame Companion in 2015, but the honour was never officially conferred, until today. That's because Dame Tariana insisted the ceremony take place on her marae Pūtiki Wharanui in Whanganui, and as Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere reports, her request was finally fulfilled today.
The nationwide primary teachers strike is set to go ahead tomorrow. The strike - the first of its kind since 1994 - is in protest of teachers pay and conditions. Rapaera Tawhai Reports visited a Ruatoki school and was told its problems are just as acute as those in the big cities.