9 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 9 September 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 9 September 2013

An Australian Aboriginal has been elected as the first indigenous woman MP in the federal parliament; A survey of a thousand Maori voters by TVNZ's Te Karere news programme suggests Shane Jones would do the best job leading Labour into the next general election; A governance group has been formed to consider a report that calls for a boost in the number of Maori doctors, nurses and health workers; The Maori-language film, White Lies, has been entered in to the race for Best Foreign Language film in the Academy Awards.