25 May 2012

Manu Korihi News for 25 May 2012

From Morning Report, 6:26 am on 25 May 2012

An Otago University Professor of Maori Studies, is highly critical of announcements in the budget for tertiary education; The director of a Maori anti-tobacco organisation says an increase in cigarette prices will stress out already stretched families; The Maori Party MP, Te Ururoa Flavell, says a police apology to the people of Ruatoki is a slap in the face for everyone involved in the Urewera raids of 2007; The budget has delivered in cut for iwi radio - which was set up more than 20 years ago to promote the Maori language and local dialects.