Rongowhakaata leader Lewis Moeau has passed away, we cross to Te Ururoa Flavell who speaks about his fond memories of Lewis. Eru Paranihi is in Palmerston North at the Secondary School National Basketball competition. St Joseph's Māori Girls' College will celebrate their 150th Jubilee this weekend, former students Ani-Piki Tuari, Kim and Horowai Wetini join us.
We speak to Haami Piripi, grandson of the late Vera Morgan who passed away yesterday at 100 years old. We talk to our Political Reporter Heta Gardiner following coalition talks between NZ First, National and Labour. Golriz Gharahman, NZ's first refugee MP, joins us. Finally, Sports Commentator Jamie Wall rounds up the weekend sports.
Green’s Party List MP Chloe Swarbrick was on the frontline this morning at the weapons expo in Wellington, she joins us tonight. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week a youth video was launched to highlight the 606 people who died from suicide last year. We are joined by the director of the video Te Mahara Swanson Hall and five other youth who are in the video.
We wrap up the news of the day, leading with NZ’s road toll deaths in the last 72hours. Ngā Tāne o Uruwhetū have dropped their latest music video, we talk to two of the members from the singing group. Lastly, Radio Kahungunu host Crystal Edwards talks to us about the Kura Reo running this week.
Former Deputy Leader of the Alliance party Sandra Lee-Vercoe shares her views on which way Kingmaker Winston Peters may turn to form the next government. We cross to Belgium, to Tamahou Temara who talks about the 14 strong group of paddlers involved in today’s commemorations ceremony for the Battle of Passchendaele.
On Kawekōrero Reporters, we speak to Australian lawyer Joel McComber on how the Australian government has revived an old law to boot out immigrants out. Political reporter Heta Gardiner brings us the latest from parliament. Sports reporter Rahia Timutimu wraps up the weekend sport.
Tonight on Kawekōrero, Meka Whaitiri and Willie Jackson have been elected as co-chair for the Labour Party’s Māori caucus, we cross to Meka Whatiri. Chair of Artificial Intelligence Forum New Zealand Stu Christie joins us to talk about the world of Artificial Intelligence. Andrew Cushen from Internet New Zealand speaks to us about the latest warning for Wi-Fi users.
Tonight on kawekōrero, Chief Economist of BERL Dr Ganesh Nana, is challenging all employers to adopt the living wage, we speak with him about this topic. Niue Language week is here, we cross to Te Kāea Reporter Moana Makapelu Lee about the importance of the Niue language and what it means to her.
Tonight we talk to Kelvin Davis and Marama Davidson re: the newly formed government; Richard Prebble joins us in reaction to Winston Peters announcement; Heta Gardiner wraps up the world of politics; Ngaiterangi Smallman from Hīrangi Marae talks about the centennial celebration of the meeting house Tūwharetoa i te Aupouri.