20 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 20 October 2011

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 20 October 2011

Government officials are holding back on releasing public views on the Early Childhood Education Taskforce's recommendations, on Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board; The Northland Regional Council says it wants to help eliminate the negative statistics that have dragged Maori down by improving better iwi representation on the authority; Dial a Maori, the art of consultation was the subject of a debate in Wellington last night which the independent body Script to Screen organised; The colour of pillowcases in Canterbury hospitals is helping to reduce the risk of infection - and at the same time respect Maori cultural values.