21 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 21 September 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 21 September 2012

A new way of measuring pupils' performance shows more than 40 percent of Maori school children are underachieving in their writing skills; The Council of Te Wananga o Aotearoa, will advertise the position of Chief Executive of the tertiary institution in coming months; Maori have been presented with opportunities to enter into the business world as part of a conference that's just wrapped up in Rotorua; The organiser of a Maori beauty pageant says the competition proved that intellectual substance is more important than looks; The winners of the national secondary schools Maori speech competition - Nga Manu Korero have been awarded their prizes in Nelson this week.