2 Aug 2011

Manu Korihi News for 2 August 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 2 August 2011

Two weeks after being kicked out of parliament's debating chamber, the Mana Party Leader, Hone Harawira has been sworn in as an MP; The Maori Party MP, Rahui Katene, has introduced a members' bill for politicians and officials to be able to swear their allegiance to the Treaty of Waitangi; Breast-feeding rates for new-born babies have doubled in Whangarei since Northland Health launched a baby-friendly hospital programme; Television New Zealand's Maori language news programme, Te Karere, is now carrying English subtitles on its afternoon bulletins.