12 Mar 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 March 2013

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 12 March 2013

A United Nations' official doubts the New Zealand government will fully respect Maori water rights as it proceeds with selling shareholdings in some state assets; Maori Catholics predict that the next Pope could come from a non-European country - because nearly half of the conclave of cardinals come from either North America, Latin America, Asia or Africa; An education body says the sector needs to find a way to reduce the number of Maori entering tertiary studies as second chance learners; The Maori King has personally phoned Te Atiawa ki Waiwhetu iwi - asking its people to send a waka to the Turangawaewae Regatta at Ngaruawahia.