3 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 3 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 3 August 2012

A kuia who helped set up the first Kohanga Reo in New Zealand has been laid to rest in Wellington; The Government is planning talks with Ngati Toa, following a critical Waitangi Tribunal report on the Crown's negotiations with the Lower North island tribe; An organisation representing some Maori language schools says it's openminded about kura hourua or charter schools; More than 170 people have attended the first day o fthe National Maori Accountants' Network Conference in Auckland; A kura principal is praising the national body that represents some Maori language immersion schools, for working with the Ministry of Education to help set up Nelson's first kura kaupapa Maori.