Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 14 August

Te Kāea reporters Wikitōria Day and Rahia Timutimu bring you today's latest news direct from the Māori Television newsroom.

Here's what was discussed today:

* NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults last night

* The Koha Shed in Whangarei

* ITM launched last night

Tune in to Te Kāea later today at 5:30pm with live subtitles, and 7pm (repeat) for our full reports.