23 Jan 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 23 January 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 23 January 2014

A new centre dedicated to finding out how to protect Te Reo Maori - and direct resources where they're needed most - has been set up by the Maori Language Commission; The whanau of the late Maori Affairs Minister, Parekura Horomia, has been welcomed onto Ratana Pa today; The most northern iwi - Ngati Kuri - will be gathering at Te Rerenga Wairua or Cape Reinga early next month to finally sign a Deed of Settlement with the Crown - after five years of negotiations; A Rotorua-based Maori health provider says it worked tirelessly to secure one of the country's top health quality accreditations, partly to prove it's as good as mainstream providers.