16 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 May 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 16 May 2014

The country's Maori Research Centre of Excellence says pressure from indigenous researchers abroad helped prompt the government's decision to continue funding rangahau Maori; A major financial services company, Deloitte, says the real economic benefits for Maori won't come until all treaty claims are settled; The Green Party's chosen Marama Davidson as its Tamaki Makaurau candidate; Mourners continue to pour into Whanganui to pay their last respects to the composer, historian, academic and statesman, Morvin Te Anatipa Simon; A Maori sign language expert says more and more hand gestures about Te Ao Maori are being created by tangata whenua, who have a hearing impairment.