12 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 May 2014

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 12 May 2014

The winner of a new Whanau Ora agency contract was ordered to change its tender after members of its bidding team made controversial comments about a sex abuse case; A poverty study that's been going for 20 years shows little has changed for Maori and Pacific communities; The chair of Auckland's Independent Maori Statutory Board, David Taipari, is standing by his member's pay packages; A New Zealand Sign Language expert says the need for more Maori gestures in sign language is increasing, as more deaf Maori start feeling included in Te Ao Maori, or the Maori "world".