19 Jun 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 19 June 2014

From Morning Report, 8:54 am on 19 June 2014

The author Patricia Grace is encouraging people with Maori land not to give it up if they don't want to, after winning the fight to keep hers in Waikanae; The Maori Women's Welfare League is striving to get itself back on the radar and build its profile in government circles and amongst rangatahi; A Taranaki iwi says the rejection of a seabed mining project has set the precedent for any future applications; A tikanga tutor says the prisoners she has been teaching art to as part of their involvement in a tikanga Maori programme have grown in self-esteem; A Union representing workers at the Ministry of Maori Development says Te Puni Kokiri is proposing staff changes including some positions being lost.