The incredible work being undertaken by Man-Up at the Hastings Sports Centre is being ignored by mainstream media.

Counterspin spoke with Pastor Michael Ngahuka from Iwi Tapu Destiny Church to discuss this deliberate oversight and all of the amazing groups of volunteers that have brought their skills, resources and time to bear in the recovery clean-up.

So much is not being reported by legacy media about the situation in the Hawke’s Bay. However, that will be of little surprise to many.

This interview is well worth watching and provides a good snapshot as to just part of this mammoth task that is underway.