Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 7 October

By Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne

Reporters Wikitōria Day and Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne bring you today's latest news direct from the Māori Television newsroom.

In today's news;

-We look at the new $300 million dollar maximum-security prison which will replace the 47-year-old Auckland prison in Paremoremo. 

- Around 5 community organisations have banded together for the Te Mahana initiative aimed at raising funds towards homelessness.

- Shane Cameron's free holiday program for kids on the north shore. 

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