Native Affairs - Tōna Reo

She's one of Aotearoa's most iconic actors, but despite the airs and graces you might expect from someone of her calibre, Jennifer Ward-Lealand is as down to earth as pork and pūhā.

But she has one great passion.  For the past 6 years, Ward-Lealand has devoted herself to learning te reo Māori.

Billie Jo Hohepa-Ropiha caught up with her for a kapu-tī and a kōrero.