Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 27 October

Online reporters, Wikitoria Day and Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne bring you today's latest news direct from the Māori Television newsroom.

In today's news:

* Labour Weekend road toll ended at 6am this morning with 5

* Pouroto Ngaropo (Ngāti Awa, Te Arawa) welcomed to Māori Television this morning, as new Tumuaki Pūmanawa Tangata

* Nehe Milner-Skudder named a finalist for Break Through Player for IRB International Awards

Tune in to Te Kāea tonight at 5:30pm with live subtitles and 7pm (repeat).