26 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 26 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 26 October 2012

Bay of Plenty iwi told the District Court in Tauranga today they are still grieving for their moana which was significantly affected by the container ship Rena running aground last year; The Employment Relations Authority has found the general manager of a Chatham Islands Moriori trust was unlawfully suspended, and has ordered reinstatement and financial compensation; A Kohanga Reo teacher is confident the traditional philosophy of Maori pre-schools, where Te Reo is passed on from elders to children, will be reinstated following a Waitangi Tribunal report; A Ngati Kuri woman working for the Queensland Police Service says the gifting of two Maori cloaks to the police was inspired by a graduation event last year and the need to have a symbol to represent their partnership with Maori.