17 Jun 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 June 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 17 June 2014

A new survey has found that Maori are more likely to be disabled than non-Maori; The head of Ngai Tahu wants Maori to have greater freedom to exercise their customary rights on conservation land; The chief panellist of the Glenn Inquiry says the family court system needs to be overhauled in order to improve the Maori child abuse and domestic violence rates; Meanwhile, a child poverty advocacy group, Mana Ririki, is helping communities to lobby politicians and challenge them to fix problems faced by tamariki.