3 Jul 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 July 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 3 July 2013

Hundreds of people have travelled from near and far to attend the tangi of the long-serving Rotorua District Council representative, Maureen Waaka; The Maori Party has a list of people's names it will consider to take over Pem Bird's role as party president; Meanwhile, some community leaders continue to praise Pita Sharples' record as Maori Party co-leader; A psychology and linguistics researcher says Te Reo Maori is up there with one of the easiest languages to learn; The names Maia and Nikau were the two most popular Maori baby names last year.