5 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 5 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 5 October 2012

The Education Minister, Hekia Parata, has challenged secondary school teachers to pronounce Maori and Pasifika students names correctly; The Post Primary Teachers' Association is surprised by the Minister's challenge; The Treaty Negotiations Minister, Chris Finlayson, says he supports a call by Chatham Islanders for customary title over Te Whanga Lagoon; One of New Zealand's top Maori carvers says it's been a huge challenge creating traditional and modern works of art in only a week, for an exhibition which opened today in Te Awamutu.