17 Jul 2020

Te Waonui for 17 July 2020

From Te Manu Korihi, 9:00 pm on 17 July 2020

National's new leader Judith Collins isn't ruling out the possibility of running National candidates in Māori seats, the Police's own figures have debunked claims made by the former police commissioner that there is no racial bias when applying discretion, Māori with respiratory illnesses are among those doctors are being told to test as part of the new covid 19 testing advice, One of the biggest Māori tourism operators in Rotorua, Te Puia, has come back to life since re-opening two weeks ago, but it's still having to watch every cent until the borders re-open, Our Māori News Director Māni Dunlop spoke to the Auckland Council's Matariki Festival Director Ataahua Papa about why there has been such a strong uptake for the festival, And in celebration of the Māori New Year, RNZ has been doing an explanation of the nine stars of Matariki every day this week on te pūrongo o te Poutūtanga.