28 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 28 March 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 28 March 2012

A Bay of Plenty family which stole a relation's body from a Christchurch marae four years ago has won the right to appeal a ruling that the taking the body was unlawful; The Maori Language Commission says it's a challenge to provide communities with resources to learn te reo Maori - when government funding appears to be dwindling; Whanau and friends of a Ngapuhi mother, Mihi Puriri, have set up a website and a fund to help her fight for custody of her children in Algeria; Five members of Maori Television are in Norway for the World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Conference; A tribe based at the foot of Mount Ruapehu says the cancellation of a car rally on the Ohakune Mountain Road is a win for the maunga and a win for Tongariro National Park.