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Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 16 March

By Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne, Leo Horgan, Online News - Rereātea, Wikitōria Day

Rereātea brings you the latest news live from the Māori Television newsroom.  

Today Kimiora Kaire-Mlbourne and Wikitoria Day take you through the top stories of the day.

Corrections and the Kiingitanga have signed an accord aimed at working together to improve outcomes for Māori offenders, Corrections Minister Louise Upston has announced.

58 Rotorua families and eight local kindergartens are to be given free vegetable gardens and will be taught to grow their own food.  Mere McLean talks to Te Rangikaheke Kiripatea who has been a key figure in making this happen.   

And Auckland’s diverse cultural make-up will be on stage today at the 2017 ASB Polyfest, when performances on the NZMA Diversity Stage get underway from 9am.  Read more here.

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