Topic: Rereātea - Midday News

Rereātea- Midday News Bytes 4 November

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.

Reporter Taiha Molyneaux is in Washington D.C. and is speaking to U.S. based New Zealanders about their thoughts on the approaching election as well as the Standing Rock protests.  Barack Obama recently spoke out in cautious support of the protest movement, which has seen repeated clashes between police and protesters.  Read more here.   

And One hundred kaumatua proved today that age is nothing but a number as they took part in this year's Kaumatua Iron Maori at Pandora Pond in Napier.  The event is a triathlon designed to encourage all fitness levels to get out there and get active. 

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.