16 May 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 May 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 16 May 2013

The development of te reo is one of the big wins for Maori in this year's Budget; The Government is committing new money to set up a Maori Language Research and Development Fund - which will lay the foundation for a new Te Reo strategy, which will be launched later this year; The Whanau Ora Minister, Tariana Turia, says this year's budget is addressing challenges of poverty, with the government making a committment to obstacles such as reducing rheumatic fever and insulating homes.