11 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 11 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 11 October 2011

The chair of the Waikato-Tainui executive says talks over its treaty claim to recognise its ties to Auckland are unlikely to get far because of next month's election; The Minister of Courts, Georgina te Heuheu, says it's difficult to judge the success of Rangatahi courts in reducing re-offending of young Maori, but they are having a positive effect; Mental Health workers in Northland are using Mental Health Awareness week, to try to break down the barriers of discrimination and stigma; The former Silver Ferns captain, Waimarama Taumaunu, has been appointed coach of the national netball side.