Te Manu Korihi News for 10 November 2014
A survey on how culturally responsive workplaces are to Maori employees has revealed that when employers respect a person's culture, their cultural well-being is increased and they're unlikely to go job hunting. The Minister for Maori Development says he plans to change the way, and who, can be appointed to the board of the new body charged with promoting the Maori language. The lawyer representing Maori living south of Whangarei Harbour says the hapu will fight hard in court to stop the Crown from striking out its application preventing Mighty River Power selling off its land. A governance expert says other iwi could benefit from the model likely to be adopted by Waikato-Tainui to change the way it's run.