29 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 29 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 29 October 2012

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; The Government's backing suggestions to try and make it cheaper and easier for Maori to build a roof over their heads; Maori Television says the death of one its senior journalists is a shock and leaves them short of a precious mentor who helped to develop younger reporters; 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.