16 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 16 April 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 16 April 2012

A Maori authority's 20-year legal fight for the return of ancestral whenua is entering its final round; The Kaihautu or co-ordinator of Te Kupenga - the national network of stopping violence and abuse in the whanau - says there's an uneven distribution of resources for organisations working with the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence; The south Waikato based iwi, Ngati Raukawa, has appointed a new lead Treaty of Waitangi negotiator; An Auckland University study has found that Maori elders, who spend much of their time running their Marae, appear to have better health and are happier in life than those who don't.