The Māori and Pacific Trades Training initiative is attracting more Māori, even if it means travelling hundreds of kilometres per week.
Te Poho o Rawiri Marae in Gisborne is undergoing a $3.4 million restoration project called Te Pa Eke Tu, its biggest project to date, which will bring the 88-year-old marae and its facilities into the 21st century.
The Greater Wellington Regional Council is cooking up a plan to encourage more people to jump on more public transport. As the saying goes, a man's best friend is his dog. Now the council wants to encourage all pet owners to climb aboard.
Details are emerging about the much-anticipated visit by former United States president Barack Obama to Aotearoa this week and a group of Māori women are lucky enough to have secured a meeting with the global leader.
Lock-loose forwards Mitchell Brown and Fin Hoeata join the growing list of Chief players ruled out to play for the remainder of the year after sustaining anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and shoulder injuries.
Cleaning up the environment in Hawke's Bay is the top focus of the Hawke's Bay Regional Council's 10-year plan, a decade of work that chair of the council Rex Graham says can't be achieved without tangata whenua.
The Silver Ferns face yet another set-back with Temalisi Fakahokotau the latest player to hit the injury list. Head Coach Janine Southby says it's never an ideal situation but she has faith in players like Michaela Sokolich-Beatson to step up.