16 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 16 October 2013

A long-standing member of the kohanga reo movement, Peggy Luke-Ngaheke, says she is confident the Kohanga Reo National Trust will deal appropriately with allegations of financial mismanagement at a trust-owned company; A Kura Kaupapa Maori in Whanganui had to close its doors to its tauira or students today due to heavy rain which flooded its grounds; The Maori singer and songwriter, Maisey Rika, has been recognised at the Silver Scroll awards, which celebrates the nation's best songwriting; Maori Television's long-serving financial manager, Alan Withrington, has been appointed as the temporary chief executive of the channel.