17 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 September 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 17 September 2013

The Minister of Maori Affairs, Pita Sharples, says the nation's biggest celebration of kapa haka should take priority over cricket; Northland will be home to two of the country's first charter schools, with both aiming to raise achievement levels among Maori students; Tangata whenua in Wellington have made it clear to Government representatives that legislation overseeing the Maori Council and wardens needs to be updated, but the changes should be made only by Maori; Researchers are crediting marae with playing a leadership role in the rebuild and recovery of Christchurch, following the earthquakes.