28 May 2012

Manu Korihi News for 28 May 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 28 May 2012

The chairperson of Te Runanga Nui o Nga Kura Kaupapa Maori o Aotearoa, says a Rotorua school is shocked to have been caught up in the Te Rito Miki scandal; Hato Petera College in Auckland says because computers are so important for its Maori pupils, it won't be waiting for funding from the budget to help improve the school's network; A Board member of Te Oranga Hawke's Bay, says a decision by the primary health organisation to put more resources into helping high-needs patients - which include Maori - is a huge step forward; An East Coast hapu Ngati Rangi, has just completed a joint project with the Department of Conservation, to plant one thousand pohutukawa trees near Ruatoria.