3 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 October 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 3 October 2013

A Wellington-based Maori Trustboard chair is considering filing a contemporary Waitangi Tribunal claim to challenge the government's social welfare policies, which he says are failing Maori; The South Island iwi, Ngai Tahu is still to consider whether to invest in Meridian Energy; A Gisborne District Councillor, Manu Caddie, says more Maori could run for local body elections, as iwi leaders settle their Treaty of Waitangi claims; There's been a rise in the number of Maori graduating from nursing programmes.