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#Extra: Eraia Kiel describes the reaction by local authorities when the haka group came out to perform at Washington DC.
“I te wā i tae mātou ki Te Long Mile me kī, ohorere katoa ngā tāngata, ngā pirihimana ki te kite i a mātou e mau nei i ō mātou taiaha me te kore kākahu!” - Eraia Kiel, Kaiwhakahaere Kapa Haka
"I guess that's what life is about - taking every opportunity you get presented." - Mavis Mullins, NZ Business Hall of Famer
“Ko ngā whakaritenga kāore anō kia tino tutuki mōhio nei mātou ai ko te haere a Natanya ki Mitimiti engari kōrero tonu ana, he whānau anō a Whaea Wendy me tōna tāne me tō rātou whānau.” - Nore Martin, Māngai Whānau
“Ko te mana o te Kīngitanga nō koutou e te motu, ko tā mātou o Waikato he tiaki i tō mātou ariki, nō koutou te kīngi.” – Mamae Takerei, Māngai, Kīngitanga
Babe Kapa is the rough, tough, head-butting rugby player from Kaikohe that loves his furry pets as if they were children. With his heart on his sleeve Babe delivers a lesson in passion. This Sunday on Waka Huia.
Why are we losing the war on drugs? And who will you choose as your Te Tai Tokerau representative in Parliament? Kelvin Davis (New Zealand Labour Party), Hone Harawira(Mana Movement) or Godfrey Rudolph (Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand)
Nā reira, ko tā mātou e kī nei ki te whāi wāhi mātou i roto i te kāwanatanga ā muri atu i te wā pōti, ka huri mātou ki te whakatika i te ture o ināianei." - Shane Taurima, Māori Party
#WATCH #SHARE Deanne Herkt is a Kaikohe woman struggling from three generations of 'P' abuse. After escaping Auckland to recover from her addiction she says that methanphetamine is just as prevalent in Kaikohe.