29 Jun 2012

Manu Korihi News for 29 June 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 29 June 2012

A Maori authority's fight against the axing of a Government welfare scheme contract has won backing from a judge to temporarily keep doing the work; Meanwhile, nine people have been laid off from another Maori social services provider that has lost its Family Start contract; The biggest Maori business network says legislation passed this week for the partial sale of state owned assets risks creating new Treaty of Waitangi grievances; An expert says Maori have changed their view of suicide and are now questioning where people, who have died from self-inflicted injuries, should be buried.