People are pulling their own teeth out with pliers and screwdrivers.
Despite the financial and emotional stress, founder Summer Johnson knows she's making a difference.
Oral health in Northland is so poor lives are being put at risk, with one person admitted to intensive care each fortnight.
The final two Māori electorate debates were held this week.
"I think it's really important that we have as many of these kinds of events as possible."
Peters appeared vexed at being questioned about his stance on the long running Ihumātao dispute.
Watch the debate.
Te Tai Hauāuru covers the west of Te Ika a Māui.
Four candidates from the Te Tai Tonga electorate are going head-to-head.
It's giving unwanted kaimoana to those struggling to put food on the table.
She's showing kaumātua there's more to life than sitting on the paepae.
Kelvin Davis, Mariameno Kapa-Kingi and Billy Te Kahika Jr are part of the line up vying for the electorate seat.
It's an electorate that sees a stark contrast between wealth and poverty.
Leighton Waite was just 21-years-old when he took his own life.
Meka Whaitiri took part in a political debate on The Hui on Wednesday.
The debate will begin at 8pm.
Meka Whaitiri will be challenged by Elizabeth Kerekere and Heather Te Au-Skipworth.
Waiariki electorate contenders appeared on The Hui debate on Tuesday.
Tamati Coffey, Hannah Tamaki, and Rawiri Waititi will face off in a live debate on The Hui.
"I regard them as taonga, even when I'm selling things."
It's re-claiming its identity and reo in Ōtautahi after the Canterbury earthquakes.
One candidate wouldn't commit, another was unequivocal.
Nanaia Mahuta and Donna Pokere-Phillips are vying for the electorate seat.
The pair will face off in a live debate on The Hui, streaming on Newshub.co.nz, on Wednesday.
Three prominent Māori MPs and candidates have come out in favour of voting 'yes'.
Māori Party co-leader John Tamihere won't be voting 'yes' in the euthanasia referendum.
"This whole country is driven off the theft of Māori assets."
Watch The Hui live debate on Tuesday 15 September on Newshub.co.nz
Te Arawa Lake Trusts has removed 150,000 of the slimy pests from Rotorua lakes since 2016.
The Ministry has been in the spotlight since its inception.
The idea is to speak more Māori language everyday during September.
The programme helps troubled youth become responsible young men.
Dr Shane Reti talks to The Hui about the COVID-19 strategy, iwi checkpoints settling with Ngāpuhi.
Davis said while he agrees it's best if youth remained in school, it's important to understand why they choose to leave.
For rangatahi Māori, the path from education to employment can be a slippery slope to navigate.
Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare is calling on whānau to ignore conspiracy theories around COVID-19.
There has been a resurgence of COVID-19 conspiracy theories online.
The East Coast has been hit hard by devastating weather events - and more and more forestry slash is ending up on their shores.
But he was quick to defend its minister Tracey Martin in an interview with The Hui.
More is offered in subsidies to big business than those struggling to keep their homes warm.
Seventeen-year-old Rotorua teenager Osiris Daniels has been living in isolation his entire life.
When Kyla graduated last year she became the first member of her whānau to receive a university degree.
Judith Collins has promoted several Māori MPs, including Simon Bridges, Dr Shane Reti and Harete Hipango.
Collins controversially said she was sick of being "demonised" for her ethnicity in May.
"The question is, can we do this with this very short period of time before the election."
The Maxwell whānau hope their story will ensure greater consideration for tikanga tangihanga in times of crisis.
In a Matariki special, The Hui charted the resurgence of the Maramataka and the battle to restore Māori sciences.
It follows a damning report by Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft.
The Opposition leader was probed as to why Dr Reti hadn't been given the health portfolio.
A Northland iwi is honouring kiwi that die.
The Hui, Marae, iwi radio and Te Karere may be decimated if the proposal comes to fruition.
Nash's view appears to fly in the face of mounting evidence to the contrary.
As the granddaughter of renowned poet Hone Tuwhare, Hana Tuwhare knows the legacy language can create.
" We're really keen now to not only bring people indoors but keep them indoors forever."
Former National MP Tau Henare doesn’t think new National leader Todd Muller will win.
"They prioritised capital gain over people."
A south Auckland iwi is calling on the Govt to slow down its plans to fast-track the resource consents process.
Will an almost $1 billion slice of the 2020 Budget for Māori help?
Two Northland iwi leaders say COVID-19 is laying bare the fragile economy of many communities in their region.
Could the world's biggest kapa-haka competition Te Matatini be forced to ditch the crowds?