21 Feb 2014

Te Manu Korihi for 21 February 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 21 February 2014

The New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters, says the government is ignoring the problems of ordinary Maori by appeasing to what he says are 'so-called' Maori leaders; The Maori Council says the Maori Affairs Minister, Pita Sharples, is trying to break law in his proposals to revive Te Reo Maori; A newly released study in to how to lift Maori student achievement in Rotorua is urging educators to value their students' culture and language; A Maori welfare organisation in the King Country says taking radical risks based on a Whanau Ora kaupapa over two decades ago has helped it to survive.