Te Manu Korihi News for 4 December 2014
The Labour Party says the Catholic Diocese of Auckland is letting down Hato Petera College, and is urging religious leaders not to put students' education at risk. A well-known Māori actor and director is calling for a national theatre for tangata whenua to be created and housed at Te Papa Tongarewa. A Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor says claimants in the Waitangi Tribunal's report into the Rena have had a moral victory, but time will tell whether the recommendations will be accepted. A new report into the value of kapa haka is calling for more dedicated research about its economic, social and cultural significance to be launched.