Topic: Rereātea - Midday News

Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 22 August

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:

Today is the first day of public hearings of the cross-party inquiry into homelessness. The Auckland hearings will be held at Te Puea Memorial Marae.

Kayla Whitelock (Rangitane) has announced her retirement from the Blacksticks after 13 years.

And the Olympics closing ceremony is underway, with double-medal winner Lisa Carrington named as flag bearer for New Zealand.

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.