24 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 24 April 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 24 April 2012

A kohanga manager is encouraging a small Northland school to continue thinking outside the Ministry of Education's philosophy - despite the kura's board being sacked; Some members of Ngati Wai say they've been denied an urgent hearing at the Waitangi Tribunal over the Crown's deal to give Hauturu-Little Barrier Island to a hapu; A Maori woman living in Sydney says time is fast running out to save a piece of land once gifted to Maori 200 years ago but subsequently lost to them; A molecular biologist working in Europe on cancer cell research is looking forward to returning to New Zealand to become closer with his iwi.