10 Feb 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 10 February 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 10 February 2014

Students from two kura kaupapa Maori in Otaki and Porirua have joined a hikoi to press for Te Reo to be put on an equal footing with English; A Motiti Island hapu off the coast of Tauranga says it is spearheading opposition to leave parts of the container ship Rena on a nearby reef; A leadership group has been formed to drive a new suicide prevention programme for Maori and Pacific rangatahi; A Maori trust has started seeking permission to build a geothermal power plant on its own land, north-east of Kawerau in Bay of Plenty.