29 Jun 2012

Manu Korihi News for 29 June 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 29 June 2012

Nine people have been laid off from a Maori social services provider in south Auckland, after the Ministry of Social Development axed its Family Start contract; Meanwhile, another 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; The biggest Maori business network says new legislation in place 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.