Wini Pepene, 83, talks about her remarkable bromeliad plant before she mentions, as an aside, that she's off to Brazil this year to compete in athletics.
Judges on the Waitangi Tribunal need to "feel" the pain Pakeha caused to Maori in the Bay of Islands, Te Kotahitanga o nga Hapu Ngapuhi co-chairman Pita Tipene says.
Ngati Hine chairman Waihoroi Shortland is calling for Ngapuhi Charitable Trust to open its books.
Ngati Manu hapu unanimously rejected Tuhoronuku's and interim chairman Sonny Tau's efforts to negotiate and lead a treaty settlement on behalf of Ngati Manu, at a meeting at Karetu on May 9.
The people of Kaeo have had enough of vandalism and burglaries in the community.