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Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 19 October

By Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne, Wikitōria Day

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

Today Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne and Wikitōria Day take you through the top stories of the day:

Education Minister Hekia Parata has today announced she will not be contesting the next election.

Whangarei homicide- Detective Inspector Kevin Burke will hold a brief media stand-up at Whangarei Police Station at 1:00pm to provide an update on the homicide investigation into the death of a 37-year-old man.

The Salvation Army is issuing a report entitled 'What Next?', focused on the employment needs of 15- to 24-year-olds.

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.