8 Jul 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 8 July 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 8 July 2013

The head of the Maori Language Commission says this year's Maori language week theme of Maori names and Maori place names related to a lot of New Zealanders - and sparked a lot of interesting conversations; A conference of Maori IT leaders says young Maori need to stop perceiving the internet as a Pakeha career path; Ngati Kahungunu has moved fast to appoint a new chief executive to its commercial arm to temporarily replace Meka Whaitiri; A shareholder of a Far North Maori organisation says the police have all but given up on their investigation to find whoever set fire to a sales office on coastal customary land.