16 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 April 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 16 April 2013

A Ngapuhi businessman who lives in Sydney says the jobs of Maori in low-skilled occupations are at risk, and they need qualifications that will allow them to move into more secure employment; A Maori Party MP says it plans to lobby the Government for a change to the Marine Reserves Act, following the establishment of a reserve that was opposed by a Canterbury iwi; The life expectancy gap between Maori and non Maori has narrowed, to a little more than seven years; A deal's been signed that will result in Lincoln University training more members of Ngai Tahu in agricultural skills.