6 Nov 2012

Manu Korihi News for 6 November 2012

From Morning Report, 6:26 am on 6 November 2012

Efforts are underway to help Maori in Australia to speed up the repatriation of deceased relatives to Aotearoa for burial; Another senior figure has come out in support of the Ministry of Education's chief executive Lesley Longstone - a week after she said New Zealand doesn't have a world class education system because Maori and Pasifika students are underperforming; The Silver Ferns coach Waimarama Taumaunu and the Maori All Blacks coach Jamie Joseph have been nominated for the Maori sports coach of the year award; A man who survived four days in the ocean will be taking water safety courses to the marae to help raise awareness among Maori.