Ngati Whāwhākia elder Timi Maipi marched into the Gallagher office this morning wearing a white supremacy costume. The Tonga vs England league game has caused protester to take to the streets, Tongan broadcaster John Pulu joins us in response.
We discuss issues surrounding the media with media critic Rachel Stewart, following an article in the Otago Daily Times expressing contempt towards the use of Māori language on the radio. Auckland girls Grammar teacher Rhonda Tibble and Te Kāea Producer Korōria Taumaunu also join us to further discuss the issues surrounding racism and freedom of speech.
Respected Pare Hauraki kaumatua Toko Renata has passed, we cross to Iwi Representative Korohere Ngāpō. Tonight we celebrate the NZTV Awards at Auckland's Skycity, we cross to Kawekōrero Reporter Kayne Peters for more on the red carpet.
There are three weeks left before parliament closes, for an update we cross to Te Kāea Political Reporter Heta Gardiner. Respected Maori performing arts expert Damon Heke has died aged 42 after a long battle with cancer, we talk with Potaka Maipi.
Sports commentator Jamie Wall joins us for an update on the weekends sporting events.
A gay Māori man proposes to his Aboriginal Australian partner tonight on Kaweōrero after the same sex marriage bill was passed by the Australian parliament. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her Māori caucus were at Te Papaiouru Marae in Rotorua today for the launch of local MP Tamati Coffey's kaumatua advisory council.
The Māori Party president Tukoroirangi Morgan has announced his resignation we cross to Te Kāea Political Reporter Heta Gardiner for this topic. The Auckland Council is incorporating Te Reo following Australian born Natalie Evans including Te Reo into her citizenship ceremony. We also round up what’s trending online.
New definition requirements have been released to protect our local Mānuka honey industry, Agriculture and Food Safety Minister, Damien O'Connor joins us. The Creation of God has been depicted by an African American artist as a Black kuia, we talk with Catholic Minister Ngira Simmonds on this kaupapa.
Euthanasia yes or no that is what we are talking about tonight with Dr Lance O'Sullivan and anti-euthanasia campaigner Matthew Jansen. "Why did you steal the beehives?" that's the accusation by Manaianui Honey Ltd owner Dave Livingstone to their cohorts. And to finish we round-up online with your favourite videos from the web.