26 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 26 April 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 26 April 2012

The Waitangi Tribunal has questioned the Crown on why a kohanga qualification can't be ticked off by the Ministry of Education instead of the Teachers' Council; The Auditor General's office says it has received a request to look into aspects of funding relating to Te Taukura on the Wellington waterfront; Plans to legislate Treaty settlements for two East Coast tribes are being examined by the Maori Affairs Select Committee; A competition's been launched for smokers to win money if they quit their habit; A Tauranga-based kiwifruit company says teaching the haka to Japanese delegates at a trade conference in Tokyo was an icebreaker.