24 Feb 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 24 February 2014

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 24 February 2014

A former Maori Affairs Minister, Koro Wetere, is calling for the government to stop its Maori Language Strategy, saying it's flawed and needs work; A Maori language lecturer says some banks are pushing their staff to learn the Maori language so they can court iwi settling treaty settlements; A tribal collective has confirmed it wants to buy part of a military airfield in Marlborough; A Maori-owned company believes it can grow the popular Asian herb of ginseng in New Zealand better than where it originates from.