8 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 8 November 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 8 November 2013

A teacher at a South Waikato Kura Kaupapa had name suppression lifted when he appeared in the Hamilton District Court today; The chairperson of Te Whanau o Waipareira is planning to meet with its chief executive, John Tamihere, over a controversial interview about the Roast Busters; A fire north of Whangarei has destroyed the whare tupuna of Te Uri o Hikihiki marae; The government is suggesting formalising a role for Maori to provide advice in waterway plans, as part of freshwater management reforms; Members of the Independent Maori Statutory Board have re-elected David Taipari as chairman for another three year term.