26 Aug 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 26 August 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 26 August 2013

New annual figures from the Chief Coroner show the number of Maori committing suicide has dropped; The Ngapuhi leader, Sonny Tau, is throwing his support behind the Labour MP, Shane Jones to become the party's new leader; Reasons behind poor outcomes for Maori in the health and justice systems have been hashed out by experts at a national convention on diversity in Wellington; The co-chair of the New Zealand Maori Council Maanu Paul says he's hoping to be back in circulation soon after months of illness.