Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 11 February

Online reporters, Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne and Harata Brown bring you today's latest news direct from the Māori Television newsroom. We also bring you some of the biggest online stories online.

In today's news:

* Two homeless people have now been put into a home. Te Kāea will follow them on their journey with the help of Love Soup Rotorua. 

* Veteran soldier, Selwyn Clarke has received a lot publicity in recent weeks after having his pension cut. Te Kāea reporter, Dean Nathan has the latest updates at 5.30pm.

* For the first time in New Zealand waka ama history there will be a Mens and Womens over 70s team competing on the world stage.