16 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 16 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 16 August 2012

The MP for the Maori electorate of Te Tai Hauauru, Tariana Turia, is backing a local kaumatua who says a serial rapist will need help, when he settles in Whanganui; Chile's envoy to New Zealand says an epic waka voyage from Aotearoa to Easter Island, or Rapanui will bring the two countries even closer - despite being separated by the vast Pacific Ocean; There are hopes an annual report card on Maori success and failure in school will make the education sector work harder to support rangatahi; A Bay of Plenty township school board charged with setting up a new area school has appointed a new principal for its Murupara Area School due to open in January.