28 Jan 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 28 January 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 28 January 2014

The national association of Kura Kaupapa Maori is urging kura Maori to carry out background checks on new staff despite whanau connections or assurances; The Mana Party leader, Hone Harawira, has defended criticism over the number of days he has been absent from Parliament; Local government and iwi in Hawke's Bay have made an agreement to make changes to the Ruataniwha Dam proposal - in order to improve the river health and quality; A Waikato University associate professor is certain social well-being will be one of the main topic in the upcoming election.