Two people feared dead after a shooting this afternoon in the North East of Whangarei. Greens Party Co-Leader Metiria Turei continues to be challenged. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says don’t smoke synthetic cannabis. Synthetic cannabis expert from Massey University, Professor Chris Wilkins joins in the debate.
Tonight on the show, an exclusive interview with spokesperson for the Campbell family Nore Martin. We cross to political reporter Heta Gardiner about the controversial comment made by Winston Peters in Parliament. We also have an exclusive interview with Identity Dance Company's director Josh Cesan, about the company’s preparation for the World Champs.
Pouroto Ngaropo pays tribute to highly regarded Kuia from Tauranga Moana. Gareth Morgan leader of The Opportunities Party shows his support on Minister Te Ururoa Flavell's stance on te reo Māori in Parliament. Sports Reporter Jamie Wall talks Super Rugby.
Political Reporter Heta Gardiner joins us with Kelvin Davis the first Māori to be named deputy leader for the Labour Party. Former Gallery Reporter Roihana Nuri gives his latest thoughts in the political world. 1 August 2017 marks the beginning of Māori Music Mouth; we speak with Tawaroa Kawana from Maimoa Music, nominated for best video for their song 'Wairua'.
Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell’s reaction to the new leaders of the Labour Party. In addition, Labour MP Nanaia Mahuta shows her support. Tukaha Milne from Kawakawa Café 39 talks about their reo speaking employees. Chris Lowman second language learner gives his insight into the Māori language.
Alfred Ngaro talks about the rapid demise of Cook Island fluency in New Zeland to mark Māori language week for the Cook Islands. We speak to Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox regarding Jacinda Adern’s fertility rights, Te Kuru Dewes reviews the NZ International film festival launch of the movie Waru.
Māori Party candidate Wetex Kang has the full support of Tame Iti for this year’s election. Māori Party candidate for Hauraki-Waikato Rāhui Papa joins us with his proposal to provide students with free public transport. Te Paea Selby-Rickit is named in the Silver Ferns along with 5 other Māori. Anthropologist and Alaskan Native activist Rosita Worl joins us.
Green party co-leader Metiria Turei stands strong against the split within the Greens Party where two MP’s have stepped down from their seats. Māori Candidate for the Opportunities Party Mika is campaigning in Auckland this weekend, with a message to youth to make cannabis legal. Mika is joined in studio with former synthetic drug user Dsyfr.
Metiria Turei steps down as Greens Party co-leader, we cross to 2017 Elections Aotearoa Producer Ngahuia Wade. Labour Party released its Fresh Water Policy, Jacinda Adern explains more. Kingi Snelgar reacts to the latest ruling from the US Federal government regarding the Dakota access pipeline at Standing Rock.
Greens Party MP Marama Davidson and Greens Party candidate for Te Tai Hauāuru Jack McDonald joins us with reaction to Metiria Turei's resignation. Labour Party Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis and Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox also talks us. We are joined by two former gallery reporters Ngahuia Wade and Roihana Nuri.
We wrap up the week in politics. Three Hamilton Girls High school students talk about their petition to stop commercial water bottling. Pianika Duncan sings her new debut single. New Zealand Hip Hop dancer Tash Kemp talks about the World Hip-Hop Dance Championship currently hosted in the USA. Finally, we give you a sneak peek into Māori TV's new studios in East Tāmaki.