22 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 22 August 2012

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 22 August 2012

The pressure felt by schools to employ staff who know the Maori language and culture is being linked to a sex offender getting a job as a teacher; The Maori King's sixth coronation wrapped up yesterday, ending with King Tuheitia Paki delivering his annual speech - peppered with a couple of political messages; Northern Taranaki iwi are urging the public to respect a rahui, or a restriction, along the entire north Taranaki coastline - out of respect for the people who fell off Paritutu Rock and into the sea in New Plymouth; Maori tourism firms in Otago and Southland are looking to extend an indigenous welcome to cruise ship passengers.