Tonight we round up the news of the day. We cross to ABC News Anchor Art Rascon following Hurricane Harvey in Houston Texas, America. Our Sports Expert Jamie Wall wraps up the major sports over the weekend. To conclude, we round up what is trending online.
Fashion Designer Kharl Wirepa showcases his collection in the renowned fashion magazine Vogue. Rotorua Māori Fashion Designer Adrienne Whitewood and her models, the Tyson sisters, hit the NZ Fashion Week catwalk. Lilia Tarawa talks about her book Gloriavale – My life in a Religious Cult. Political Reporter Heta Gardiner reveals the Māori Party list.
Mahuru Māori marks the start of Māori language month, we cross to te reo Māori advocates Stacey Morrison and Paraone Gloyne. In addition we cross to Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox and Greens Party candidate for Te Tai Hauāuru Jack McDonald to discuss their parties Te Reo Māori policies.
Mania Clarke is at Te Puea marae in South Auckland, where Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern was recently helping in the kitchen. Houston, Texas is still cleaning up after Hurricane Harvey, ABC News Anchor Art Rascon tells us more.
Te Kaea Reporter Tāroi Black is in the Eastern Bay of Plenty where the statutory pardon for Tūhoe prophet Rua Kēnana will take place at Maungapohatu this weekend. Candidates standing for the first time join us tonight, Sam McDonald Labour Party candidate for Tāmaki, Piri-Hira Tukapua The Opportunities Party candidate for Ōtaki and William Flesher NZ First candidate for East Manukau.
Tonight on the show the Māori Candidates for the Manurewa general seat join us. Louisa Wall Labour Party MP, Teanau Tuiono candidate for the Greens Party, Elliot Ikilei candidate for the Conservative Party, Tasha Hohaia candidate for the Māori Party and John Hall candidate for New Zealand First.