5 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 5 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:52 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, supports Chatham Islanders' call for customary title over Te Whanga Lagoon; One of New Zealand's top Maori carvers says research carried out for an exhibition of carvings which opened today in Te Awamutu, will be included in a carving instruction book to be published later in the year.