26 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 26 May 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 26 May 2014

The New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says the way the government has dealt with Ngapuhi over its treaty claims, has pushed settlement further out of reach; A Kaitaia doctor says Maori men who suffer from gout aren't getting the treatment they need from the state health system and are suffering severe consequences as a result; An law specialist believes a tribe's plan to positively discriminate - meaning employment opportunities for tangata whenua - could be defended in court; The organisation behind a planned charter school in Waikato says the education concept will provide tamariki with wider learning opportunities than other school models.