16 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 16 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 16 November 2011

The Tertiary Education Commission has rejected a call to measure the performance of wananga in a different way from mainstream universities; With just over week before the country goes to the polls, the Electoral Enrolment Centre says four-thousand more young Maori have enrolled for the first time - since the last election in 2008; A quit smoking coaching programme run by Maori for Maori that aims to expand on ways to get tangata whenua off cigarettes has been set up in the Waikato region; Victoria University has honoured a prominent Wellington kaumatua with the most distinguished general award it can bestow.