7 Apr 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 7 April 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 7 April 2014

A visiting delegation from the UN has taken the Government to task over the high numbers of Maori in prison; An environment and Maori issues law specialist involved in proving the Rotorua District Council ill-advised two tribes - has been picked to lead an internal review of how the authority engages with iwi; A Waikato university scientist is teaming up with a Maori land trust in Bay of Plenty to turn its matauranga Maori into commercial products; A Maori history professor, Paul Moon, believes there's been less talk about protesting the royal visit, which he attributes to growing political self confidence amongst tangata whenua.