28 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 28 February 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 28 February 2013

The former Labour deputy prime minister, Sir Michael Cullen, is to monitor changes to Kohanga Reo; The co-chair of Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board, Tina Olsen-Ratana, says Sir Michael is a good choice; The Maori Affairs Minister, Pita Sharples, was among those who paid tribute today at a memorial service in Dunedin, to the renowned artist Ralph Hotere - who died on Sunday aged 81; The Waikato iwi Ngati Haua is closer to settling its Treaty grievances; The former Silver Fern Gail Parata is to become the coach for Netball Scotland.