22 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 22 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 22 August 2012

The national body representing many kura kaupapa is blaming the family of sex offender, Te Rito Miki, for not stopping him from pursuing work as a teacher under false identities; The actions of Te Rito Miki have prompted a teachers' training institute for fluent Te Reo Maori tangata whenua to offer help to Maori schools; A Maori child advocacy group says whanau must consider tamariki to be the most important members of the family, if the welfare of children is to improve; The introduction of two Maori seats around the Waikato Regional Council table is now set in stone.