2 Aug 2011

Manu Korihi News for 2 August 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 2 August 2011

The Mana Party leader, Hone Harawira, has now been sworn in as an MP; The Maori Party is renewing its bid to bring in new oath laws, with one of its MPs introducing a members' bill for politicians and officials to be able to also swear their allegiance to the Treaty of Waitangi; Young Maori mothers are getting extra support in Whangarei, to keep breast-feeding their babies after they leave hospital; A donation-based Maori community garden in Hastings wants to adopt a new indigenous organic food label.