Sixteen-year-old Luther Maxwell, representing the Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club, is racking up the accolades throughout his 12 year career in the sport, today winning the run-swim-run event.
The land that was previously used for Turakina Māori Girls' School will be staying in Māori hands. The school was closed down in 2016, but it was announced today that Te Rūnanga o Ngā Wairiki - Ngāti Apa will purchase the land for the tribe's administration and health services.
Toi Art, Te Papa's new art gallery is set to open this evening. The two-level gallery is the length of fifteen rugby fields and incorporates a focus on Māori and also Pacific art that is touted to be a game changer for art in New Zealand.
Six60 frontman, Matiu Walters today offered to "pay the extra accommodation fee" for the grandmother forced to leave her emergency accommodation to make way for the band's fans.
The Turakina Māori Girls College property has been purchased by Te Runanga o Ngā Wairiki - Ngāti Apa for their administration and health services.