Topic: Rereātea - Midday News

Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 05 April

By Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne, Wikitōria Day

Rereātea brings you the latest news live from the Māori Television newsroom. Today Wikitoria Day and Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne take you through the top stories of the day. 

Discussed in today's bulletin

Thousands are expected to turn out to pay tribute to the 'godfather' of Maori Broadcasting Tanara Whairiri ki Tawhiti Ngata, Te Kāea reporter Aroha Treacher is at the tangi and will have more details tonight.

Our team also looks at an extended interview with New Zealand director Taika Waititi who sat down with Native Affairs reporter Wepiha Te Kanawa to discuss the 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' and his upcoming projects.

Tune in to Māori Television at 5:30 for all the details on all of our top stories, or visit our website, Facebook or Twitter page.