10 Dec 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 10 December 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 10 December 2012

A paediatrics researcher says a far more comprehensive approach is needed to reduce the stark health inequalities between Maori and Pacific children and other young people in New Zealand; The Treaty Negotiations Minister, Chris Finlayson, is dismissing a suggestion by the Kohanga movement that the government has left the Waitangi Tribunal report on Flora and Fauna lingering; One of the Maoridom's leading composers of waiata and haka says he's honoured to be acknowledged for his 30 years of work in developing contemporary Maori performing arts; Te Arawa leader, Toby Curtis, says the future of its people rests in the hands of its women - because they outnumber the success of Te Arawa men in professional positions.