23 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 23 December 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 23 December 2013

A political inquiry into the health and happiness of Maori children has made almost 50 recommendations to improve the lives of tamariki; The Labour Party contender for the Tai Hauauru seat, Adrian Rurawhe, says he's inclined to oppose any mining in the area, because most tangata whenua don't want it; Meanwhile, the Maori Party candidate for the seat, Chris McKenzie, says he's confident he'll get the votes at next year's election even though he isn't a Ratana Church member; A Rotorua computer software and support director is striving to equip local Marae with wireless internet by March next year, partly as an incentive to get rangatahi back to the pa.