Topic: Rereātea - Midday News

Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 14 September

Reporters Wikitōria Day, Rahia Timutimu and Ward Kamo bring you today's latest news direct from the Māori Television newsroom.

In today's news:

* Today marks 43 years since Māori advocates to their Māori language petition 

* Haka App launched with the RWC about to kick off

On Native Affairs:

* 40th commemoration of Māori land march led by Dame Whina Cooper

* Heeni Morehu launches her book, The Tree of Life: My Journey with Grief

* Māori truckie Baden Murray transports pūhā from Brisbane to Melbourne

Tune in to Te Kāea later today at 5:30pm with live subtitles, and 7pm (repeat).  Catch Native Affairs tonight at 8:30pm or via livestream at www.maoritelevision.com