29 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 29 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 29 August 2012

An independent assessor has criticised the way the Ministry of Social Development reviewed the performance of the Waipareira Trust's provision of services for at-risk families with babies; Maori have asked to become a member of a sub-group of the Pacific Islands Forum; The Federal Court of Australia has recognised native title rights over more than 30-thousand square kilometres of western Queensland; A Northland GP says a conference on keeping Maori doctors healthy is important, as some are burning out from the demands of the job as well as being community leaders.