Te Manu Korihi News for 3 October 2014
The National Council of Maori nurses says some Maori nurses who work for Whanau Ora health providers are earning thousands of dollars less than their counterparts. The Maori Party co-leader, Tariana Turia, says she doesn't intend staying on as co-leader whatever the final vote in the recent general election. The Maori Party has dismissed the idea of a debate over whether Maori electorates should be retained or abolished, but a former Labour Minister of Maori Affairs says that policy is driven by a desire for power. A double hulled waka will retrace an ancient voyage for the first time in 175 years.