2 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 2 December 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 2 December 2013

A lower North Island runanga is urging Maori organisations to lobby the government to set up an overaching Ministry for all Maori Affairs; Auckland's largest hapu plans to have 30 new homes built for its descendants by 2015; Tribal leaders from throughout the country are rallying to put Maori education at the top of their priority lists; Former Tachikawa sawmill workers in Rotorua will receive some money from the company's receiver before Christmas; The Olympic gold medalist and world champion canoeist, Lisa Carrington, has taken the title of Maori Sports Person of the Year for the second year in a row at the 2013 Maori Sports Awards held at the weekend.