11 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 11 February 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 11 February 2013

The Police and Maoridom are mourning the death of Northland iwi liaison officer, Paddy Whiu; Meanwhile, the Labour List MP, Shane Jones, says Paddy Whiu was the first Maori person in the police to become an iwi liaison officer in Northland; An iwi education think-tank says if every mainstream school's given the option to teach the Maori language, the economy will benefit; A training centre set up to get more tangata whenua into farming has taken on its first students.