A former member of the New Zealand parole board says that Kelvin Davis will help bring down the stats around Māori incarceration as the deputy leader of Labour has already admitted he has interests in taking the ministerial portfolio for Corrections.
Taupō's lakeside Waitahanui marae has opened its new ancestral house and dining hall. The occasion also coincides with the marae's 100th anniversary celebrations.
Green Party MP Marama Davidson says she hasn't been in parliament long enough to be allocated a ministerial position and says she's happy with her new role as Deputy Musterer for her party. The Green Party today announced four MPs who will be allocated roles in the new government.
Waipareira have made a return to the national Māori Rugby League tournament, after a 15-year hiatus from the competition. Organisers have tipped them as one of the favourites to win the Waka section.
Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis says he is relaxed about Winston Peters being offered the Deputy Prime Minister role.
Kahlia Awa has been named the first female captain in the 115 year history of The Ross Shield, a pinnacle of primary school rugby in Hawke's Bay that has started the career of many All Blacks.
With Labour now leading the country Political Commentator Tuariki Delamere discusses the outcomes of the election negotiations.
In a first the Kiingitanga and iwi from around the motu commemorated the 152nd anniversary of the battle at Te Kupenga a Taramainuku today, where some 245,000 acres' of land was confiscated by the Crown.
After losing in Australia earlier this year, the New Zealand Mighty 11's team are seeking redemption. They're part of the 500 plus contingent of riders set to compete at the North Island BMX championships in Whangarei this weekend.
Kiwis Rugby League selector Tawera Nikau believes there should be a Māori team in the World Cup.
According to White Ribbon campaign manager Rob McCann 1 in 3 women in NZ experience violence in their lifetime. White Ribbon is launching their 2017 campaign which focuses on helping men raise their boys to be better men and break cycles of violence and harassment.