15 Sep 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 September 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:45 am on 15 September 2014

A prison reform advocate says the Department of Corrections needs to think about tangi as being a healing process rather than a security exercise; The Maori Women's Refuge in Whangarei says more wahine are becoming confident at reporting domestic violence incidents; The Maori Party co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell, is warning tangata whenua to vote carefully otherwise it could mean the end of Maori seats; The former chair of a Northland Maori immersion school is defending the actions of ex-Board of Trustee members and parents after two powhiri were cancelled and the school's Commissioner was stopped from entering its grounds.