Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 18 January

Online reporters, Wikitōria 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:

* Holiday road toll, highest in 3 years.

* Kuia Mau Moko exhibition at Rotorua Exhibition.

* 27th annual Waka Ama National Sprints Championships underway.