25 Jan 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 25 January 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 25 January 2013

The formal part of the Ratana Church celebrations near Whanganui are about to wind down soon as the last bell tolls calling the morehu or church members to their final whakamoemiti or worship service at six o'clock; A long-time objector to the use of a possum control poison has lost his latest legal attempt to stop a Maori organisation using the chemical called 1080; A doctor in Kaitaia says he's joined a private inquiry into how to stop child abuse and domestic violence - because it has nothing to do with the Government; Maori culture will be explored in a series of seminars to help people learn how to prevent suicide among Maori.