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“Āe, tino hīkaka te ngākau i te mea he whakataetae whakahirahira tēnei mōku mō te ao CrossFit hoki.” – Tuteari Te Rauna-Lamont, CrossFit Athlete
"After one month of poi lessons I saw an improvement in grip strength and I saw improvements in balance. And on the cognitive side I saw improvements in memory and retention." - Kate Riegle-Van West, Poi Researcher
“People are dying from these substances and so the conversation to legalise these substances which clearly are putting people at risk, um, is a complex issue.” – Gilbert Taurua, Kaitakawaenga Māori, NZ Drug Foundation
Both mother and daughter, Wendy Campbell and Natanya Campbell, were actively involved with Matihetihe Marae in Mitimiti.
“Ko te mate kē te nuinga o te motu i mātakitaki mai ki ngā mahi i roto i te whare paremata - kārekau kē e mōhiongia i a rātou i tēnā tū āhuatanga, engari i a mātou i noho nei ia rā, ia rā e mōhio ana mātou koia nā te āhuatanga o taua whare.” - Pita Paraone MP, New Zealand First
#UPDATE: Our apologies, e te iwi, we were unable to broadcast this report on Te Karere due to a technical fault. We'll be posting it soon to our Facebook - keep an eye out. --- NZ First leader Winston Peters was made to apologise in Parliament yesterday for accusing Māori Party leader Te Ururoa Flavell of "hiding behind the Māori language" after he answered a question in te reo. Today, NZ First MP Pita Paraone is playing down his leader's remarks as just the theatre of politics. Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere with more on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
Schoolboy rugby players will be randomly tested for performance-enhancing drugs by Drug Free Sport NZ at this year's Top Four tournament in Palmerston North.
Māori Movement has only been up and running for eight months and yet it has made its way to the world stage. Tune in to Te Karere today at 3.55pm, TVNZ1, where our reporter Te Okiwa McLean will have more from the WIPCE conference in Toronto, Canada.
The name of the gunman who allegedly killed two women yesterday in Whangarei has been revealed.
Simon Bridges says until a decision is made, a million dollars will go into improving the Saddle Road which is taking the bulk of diverted traffic.