28 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 28 March 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 28 March 2014

The New Zealand First spokesperson for education says there was insufficient planning for a Maori charter school that opened in February, which has resulted in one teacher quitting; The iwi of the new Maori Television cheif executive, Paora Maxwell, says his appoitment is vindication for the tribe because it show's he's the right person for the job; Ngati Whatua's commercial arm says its assited housing programme aims to help iwi desendants avoid financial home loan problems; The rare paintings of three venerated rangatira, which are due to fetch well over a half-a-million-dollars, have caught the attention of their tribal descendents.