Rereātea brings you the latest news live from the Māori Television newsroom.
Today Kawe Roes and Moana Makapelu Lee take you through the top stories of the day.
Kawe Roes (Ngāti Rereahu, Ngāti Maniapoto): Kawe was raised in the King Country and is a descendent of Ngāti Rereahu and Ngāti Maniapoto tribes with filial connections to most of Europe.
He's been working in Māori Media since 2008 firstly as a radio breakfast show host (Maniapoto FM) then as a news presenter and programme director for Te Upoko o te Ika radio in Wellington.
Kawe holds the mantle of the paepae and continues to work with his wider iwi and hapū to install the teaching of old with the people of Ngāti Rereahu and Ngāti Maniapoto.
He has a strong passion for railways, science and Māori culture. Since 2016 Kawe has hosted the weekday show news and current affairs show on Māori Television called Kawe Kōrero Reporters.
A 'March of Hope’ for homelessness in Manurewa will proceed, after a second person died on the streets of Auckland. Shane Taurima, the Māori Party candidate for Tāmaki Makaurau and also an organiser of the march, says the aim is to ‘to raise awareness of this crisis which isn't evident only in Auckland but across the whole country.’
2014 New Zealander of the Year Dr. Lance O'Sullivan says supporters of the Vaxxed anti-vaccine documentary are perpetuating a campaign of misinformation that "will cause significant harm, disease or death."
Scientists have discovered the secret to making the green-lipped mussel breed at will, irrespective of the season or whether it is night or day. New Zealand’s mussel growers have relied on catching wild spat (baby mussels) around our coastline.
67-year-old Diane Butler of Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Wairoa suffered a stroke while on holiday in France. She had no health insurance and it's costing her whānau more than $1800 NZ dollars a night for hospital care.
The first pātaka kai to be built in the King Country for at least 100 years has been opened at Te Wharekura o Maniapoto. The pātaka kai was opened on Tuesday near Te Kūiti and blessed by kaumātua Te Pare Joseph and Tame Green.
KiwiRail says its new order of 15 class DL diesel-electric locomotives will not predetermine their electric train service that runs between Hamilton and Palmerston North.