7 May 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 7 May 2013

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 7 May 2013

The government will put one-point-two million dollars into enhancing educational and social service programmes being run on Marae; The Maori Party MP, Te Ururoa Flavell, says it will not under-estimate the challenge ahead as it prepares to battle Labour for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti electorate; A university professor specialising in Maori health says a funding boost to fight rheumatic fever is a step in the right direction, but more research is needed; The Waka Maori, a giant canoe-shaped building made for the last Rugby World Cup, is now heading to San Francisco.