23 Aug 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 23 August 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 23 August 2013

A Ngai Tuhoe leader, Tamati Kruger, says he suspects anyone who doesn't conform to society's norms will be monitored by the government's spy agency; Twelve pieces of pounamu carved in Hokitika will be show-cased in New York next week, during Couture Fashion Week; A North Island iwi is embarking on a new scheme to boost youth training and employment; The Maori Affairs Minister, Pita Sharples, says the government and iwi have collaborated for the first time on a unified plan to keep Te Reo alive.