18 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 18 October 2013

From Morning Report, 6:26 am on 18 October 2013

A lawyer says there is no conflict of interest in her role as a Treaty negotiator and her involvement in appointing members to the Crown Forestry Rental Trust, the body that funds Maori to make claims to state-owned forest land; One of the country's top ranking Maori police officers, Superintendent Wally Haumaha, says an iwi-police crime prevention scheme is helping to drive down the number of people going to court for offences such as shoplifting and disorderly behaviour; A new study shows a third of Maori nursing students smoke cigarettes, and most of those who try to quit, do it cold turkey, or without help; Ngapuhi Whanau Ora providers are to get lessons in managing money - and it's hoped those skills will filter through to families.