24 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 24 April 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 24 April 2013

The Ministry of Education says a proven Maori student support plan is not being cut, axed or scrapped; However, an East Coast secondary school says officials need to be careful when tinkering with the successful learning programme for Maori; Talks aimed at resolving a long-running dispute over the division of a big forest have broken down; A 28th Maori Battalion veteran says those who died in the Second World War would be disappointed with the way New Zealand has turned out; The Whanganui River Maori Trust Board is urging iwi members to give their input to move ahead to the Deed of Settlement stage in its Treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown.