Cherylee Fuller has set up her own photography business while bringing up her tamariki - on her own.
Labour's Paul Eagle was adopted, and didn't meet his birth parents for 20 years.
Too many young Māori men end up in prison - but Richie Barnett's showing them another way.
The election saw them ousted from Parliament, but they're refusing to go down without a fight.
Changes could be on the cards for our welfare system under the new Government.
Charmaine Ngarimu had her stomach stapled in 2014, and it's literally changed her from the inside out.
Andrew Little told Three's The Hui while the law caused a lot of harm, there's only so much he can do.
He died in a police pursuit after stealing a car, but his family say he was 'Sunshine' to them.
"It affects probably every New Zealander, but people just don't know it."
Nanaia Mahuta's the the first wahine to be Māori Development Minister - and the first minister to wear a facial moko.
Willie Jackson told The Hui the country has moved on from the foreshore and seabed debacle.
Kharl Wirepa misled Work and Income about where he was living. It could cost him dearly.
"White people get away with crimes, brown people do time."
A decade on, the relationship between the Crown and the 'Children of The Mist' is still shrouded in mistrust.
The first phone call many of them made on that morning 10 years ago was to lawyer Annette Sykes.
Tattooing used to be a male-dominated industry, but the women of Karanga Ink are changing that.
They will be hoping the Māori seats are off the table in coalition discussions, Morgan Godfrey told Three's The Hui
Kiritapu Allan shows Three's The Hui around her East Coast electorate and her new workplace.
It's been a week since the nation cast their votes in the General Election, which saw the Māori Party ousted from Parliament.
Māori lead the pack when it comes to lung cancer, but have to pay for treatment out of their own pockets.
Xander Pou is a 16-year-old space nerd who's spellbound by space.
The former Greens co-leader told The Hui she intends to stick around.
The Mana leader told The Hui he was disappointed by last night's results for Māori.
"A block of 13 MPs in one Parliament, Māori MPs, in one party, is a historic occasion," he told The Hui.
The Māori Party co-leader says she's worked harder than any "waste of space" Labour MP.
Vincent Taurima and Hakopa Ngaronoa made a fatal decision to run into the Kaimanawa Forest.
They call themselves 'Ngā Wāhine Mōrehu' - the woman who survived.
Francesca Borell needed help with her mental health. She didn't get it, and now stands charged with murder.
Police raided the house in 2007. Martin Koroheke moved in years later, only to be booted out.
Renata Poa is preparing for her first pro fight - against Brazilian Ellen Rosa.
"I know our people lean left and they'd love to see us in coalition [with Labour and the Greens]."
Labour's only polling where it should be at the "end of the third term of a bad Government".
The Hui took Gabriel Wharehinga to visit the Pop-Up Globe Theatre to see Othello before he died.
Māori academic Dr Leonie Pihama says the attacks on Metiria Turei were "grounded in... right-wing ideologies".
She's looked at more than 100 houses, but 50-year-old Harata Kay is still without a home.
The Hui meets some would-be Māori MPs and finds out what makes them tick.
Raiha Paki went back to her old school in Hamilton to meet Te Reo's newest speakers.
Not only do Ardern and Davis oppose a referendum on the Māori seats, they want them entrenched.
He grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, and now Josh Wharehinga is a city Councillor.
Anne Tolley has offered an apology to former wards of the state who were abused.
Will Te Ururoa Flavell have to fight like a shark to save his party from political oblivion?
Tax fraud costs the taxpayer around $1.2 billion a year, while welfare fraud is less than $40 million.
Navigating their way through the welfare system is one of the toughest parts of the job.
She said today's new policy will "speak truth to power".
Ephraim Gudgeon has been left paralysed after a jump at a waterfall went horrifically wrong.
Fourteen-year-old Ropata Lewis needs $5000 to compete at the Muay Thai world champs.
In April, Child Youth and Family was replaced by the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, following a damning review of the agency.
He's invited rival gang leaders from Black Power and the Mongrel Mob to a hui.
Shane Jones has launched his candidacy with a hiss and a roar.
A 120-strong group of Tainui elders have paid tribute to the late Princess Kiritokia ete Tomairangi
A spate of high-profile incidents of racial abuse has seen Canterbury rugby tackle the issue of discrimination head on.
Hone Harawira is running a comeback campaign. But will the wheels come flying off this time?
Hone Harawira wants Chinese meth dealers executed. How do other Māori contenders feel?
Dame Susan Devoy says being Race Relations Commissioner has been opened her eyes to everyday racism.
Nathan Rakuraku was an addict for more than half his life, but a year ago he broke free.
Awataha Marae is supposed to be a home away from home, but many in the community no longer feel that way.
Marama Davidson, Shane Taurima and Peeni Henare all want the seat, but only one can have it.