20 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 20 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 20 August 2012

A South Taranaki tribe wants a Pakeha commissioner removed from a local kura kaupapa Maori by the end of this school term; The Maori Language Commission, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori, is demanding an apology from Maori Television, after it broadcast a report alleging the mismanagement of taxpayer funds; A Ngati Tuwharetoa hapu has begun asking government agencies monitoring Mount Tongariro, to improve the way they deal with the sub-tribe; A Ngati Raukawa woman completing her doctorate studies in clinical psychology says she was inspired to explore the subject after her father developed a brain tumour.