29 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 29 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 29 October 2012

The Government's backing some suggestions to try and make it cheaper and easier for Maori to build a roof over their heads; A national body representing many kura kaupapa says a Ministry of Education message that's angered principal and teachers groups is vital - to help lift the results of under performing students; A senior Maori journalist is being remembered for his natural flair and unique Ngapuhi style of telling a good yarn; The Maori All Blacks coach Jamie Joseph has sprung a surprise - by throwing a rugby lifeline to the disgraced former Hurricanes and Western Force back Willie Ripia.