15 Aug 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 August 2013

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 15 August 2013

The Maori King is supporting a work scheme for young people, which is being developed by Mayors across the country; Street protests and legal action are likely from an East Coast iwi that says consultation with Maori over a proposed oil exploration site North of Gisborne has not been thorough; A suicide prevention plan to help reduce the suicide rate among Maori and Pasifika people is being developed by the Ministry of Health; A renowned author of a book on the 28th Maori Battalion, says he's grateful for a generous government contribution towards the building of a museum to honour the brave soldiers from the East Coast of the North Island.