15 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 15 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 15 November 2011

An advocate for Te Reo Maori - whose contribution has been recognised by Queen Elizabeth - doesn't believe the Maori Party will be able to make the language compulsorily available in schools by 2015; A Whanau Ora provider is calling on politicians to give certainty over the future of the social services policy; A privately-owned carved meeting house in the Lake Taupo Region is up for auction; A Te Reo o Taranaki tutor says although the revival of the Maori language has flourished over the last 30 years, he says the Taranaki dialect in particular is still in a perilous state.