Topic: Rereātea - Midday News

Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 16 February

Online reporters, Wikitoria Day and Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne bring you today's latest news direct from the Māori Television newsroom. We also bring you some of the biggest online stories online.

In today's news:

* 70-year-old John Andrews, also known as Koro Corny, was bashed in a late night attack at his home in Shannon on Saturday.

* #RepsForKai is the newest social media challenge and it's all about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

* Today marks 10 days until the Super Rugby kicks off and with 18 teams including 5 teams from New Zealand. Te Kāea talks to the young guns looking to make an impression this season.