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.
We broadcast live for the first time from our new premises in East Tamaki. Miss Universe NZ 2017 Harlem-Cruz Atarangi Ihaia was crowned on the weekend, we speak with her live on the show. Miss Universe NZ Runner up Brooke Rachel Houia and 2016 Miss Universe NZ Tania Dawson join us. To conclude, Mātai Smith and Harata Day talk to us about their endeavors in Italy.
Transgender model Manahou Mackay joins us on the show to talk about her debut at NZ Fashion Week. The Opportunities Party Auckland Central candidate Mika Haka reacts to latest comments made by West Auckland Pastor. Our reporters round up what's online.
We cross to Political reporter Heta Gardiner to get the latest update from parliament. Mana Party leader Hone Harawira and Labour Party Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis joins us on how they will secure the Te Tai Tokerau seat.
Kawe Kōrero Reporters cross to Mānia Clarke at Tūrangawaewae for day one at the 11th Coronation of King Tuheitia. The Labour MP for Hauraki-Waikato joins us. Our Te Kāea Reporters round up news and what's hot on social media.
Election Aotearoa kicks off the at Manukau Institution of Technology for the Leaders Debate. Heta Gardiner, Political Reporter, has more. Sleep Standing Moetū is the latest book written by Witi Ihimaera honouring the Battle of Ōrākau, we cross to AUT Te Reo Māori lecturer Hēmi Kelly who translated the book into Te Reo Māori.
Tonight Māori Television's poll reveals Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is the preferred Prime Minister with Māori voters, we cross to Elections Aotearoa Co-Host Heta Gardiner. Te Tai Hauāuru candidates from the Greens Party Jack McDonald and Māori Party Howie Tāmati joins us with incumbent Labour Party MP, for Te Tai Hauāuru Adrian Rurawhe to debate about current election issues.