9 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 9 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:53 pm on 9 October 2012

A senior Maori unionist says the introduction of a lower wage for some young people will hit Maori hardest; Three tertiary institutes with links to Bay of Plenty have formed a partnership to build a new campus in Tauranga, in a bid to keep young people from leaving the region; A Kaikohe amputee who is on a hunger strike over his treatment by Work and Income, says he won't give up despite receiving an increase in his benefit; A Spokesperson for the Social Development Minister, says Paula Bennett can't comment about Mr Kuha's situation because of privacy reasons.