11 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 11 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 11 October 2011

The Minister of Courts Georgina Te Heuheu, says Rangatahi courts held on marae, are having a positive effect on young Maori offenders; The chair of the executive of Waikato-Tainui says talks over its treaty claim to recognise its ties to Auckland are unlikely to get far because of next month's election; Mental Health workers in Northland have organised a daily programme of community activities during Mental Health Awareness week, which began throughout New Zealand yesterday; A young Maori waka voyager is praising the merits of traditional methods of navigation, over high-tech gadgetry.