Mike McRoberts (Ngāti Kahungunu) has been a journalist for more than thirty years, covering war and conflict from Afghanistan, Iraq, Gaza and Syria to East Timor and the Solomon Islands. Mike is currently in his 17th year as anchor for TV3’s flagship 6pm news, Newshub Live at 6.
Events at Word
KĀ WAI O TAHU: NGĀI TAHU’S LEGAL ACTION OVER WATERSaturday, 28th August 5:30 pm
Why has Ngāi Tahu taken the Crown to court over freshwater? Join Lisa Tumahai, Dr Te Maire Tau and Dr Mike Joy for an in-depth discussion of Ngāi Tahu's legal action, and the history, tikanga and science of the Wai in Te Waipounamu. Journalist Mike McRoberts in the chair.
AFTER THE TAMPASaturday, 28th August 11:30 am
It is twenty years since New Zealand offered to take 150 refugees from the Tampa, including Abbas Nazari and his family. In his new book, After the Tampa, Abbas tells his story, and is joined by Helen Clark, who was Prime Minister at the time, to discuss just what happened. With journalist Mike McRoberts.