8 May 2015

Te Manu Korihi for 8 May 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:48 pm on 8 May 2015

Hundreds of mourners are expected to descend on Northland's Otiria Marae this weekend to pay their final respects to the Ngapuhi and Ngati Hine elder, Erima Henare; A Maori business at the top of the South Island has won a Supreme Court appeal to decide if it can make claims against the Crown for land rights; New research reveals the gap in life expectancy between Maori and non-Maori women is growing smaller, but Maori men's survival rates are lower still; The operator of a new 300-million dollar prison in South Auckland has gone out of its way to employ Polynesian staff to help reduce the number of Maori and Pasifika inmates behind bars.