Topic: Rereātea - Midday News

Rereātea- Midday News Bytes 9 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.

America goes to the polls today as the elections draw to a close with Hillary Clinton showing a slight lead in nationwide polling.  Early results are expected late this afternoon.  

Waikato police are searching for 17-year-old Mercedes Te Hira who was expected to return to Te Awamutu by bus on Monday afternoon. She is said to have been in Hamilton for the day.  Read more here.

And Awataha Marae is in the news over a dispute relating to usage of the marae by local Māori.

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.