23 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 23 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 23 November 2011

The chair of a panel which advises on the trademarking of Maori words says its powers may be limited but it does give tangata whenua some say in the process; The police and Child Youth and Family have come together under one roof in Whakatane to improve the way they deal with serious child abuse; The Hawke's Bay District Health Board says it's pleased with progress on plans for a new model of health care for people in the Wairoa district of northern Hawke's Bay, where 63 percent of people are Maori; A Maori political activist has been appointed as a director of Te Ohu Kai Moana - the Maori fisheries trust.