4 Aug 2011

Manu Korihi News for 4 August 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 4 August 2011

A group of hapu in Northland is claiming they own the water that comes from springs which partly supply Whangarei; The Government says tangata whenua will be able to start having their say on constitutional matters from next year, as part of a wide-ranging review; The Families' Commission has released a report on Maori success over the past 30-years, which aims to encourage underachievers to do better; A veteran Maori tutor who's received a Supreme Award for tertiary teaching excellence says subjects like science hold the key for young Maori and Pacific people to enter into leadership positions.