1 May 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 1 May 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 1 May 2013

Hundreds gathered at Hauiti Marae in Tolaga Bay, north of Gisborne, for the first day of the tangi for Parekura Horomia; And members of Ngati Porou living abroad are remembering Parekura Horomia as a staunch supporter of the Labour Party; Unions and community groups are rallying behind a law change proposed by the Mana Party leader, Hone Harawira, to provide children with meals at school; A long-serving veteran of Maori rugby has received an award for his contribution to the sport, more than a year after his death.