27 May 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 May 2013

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 27 May 2013

A former advisor to the Minister of Maori of Affairs is the Labour Party's candidate for next month's Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election; Fresh attempts to kick-start a stalled plan to distribute central North Island forestry land are being taken to Tuhoe and Tuwharetoa marae; A human rights lawyer and disability advocate says a Maori Intellectual disability care provider was wrong to hire whanau to look after whanau; A writer and educationalist in Maori arts says the mana of Maori women in film and television is growing.