15 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 May 2014

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 15 May 2014

The people of Kaiwhaiki marae along the Whanganui River are remembering their kaumatua Morvin Simon as a leader who reignited Maori culture for rangatahi, and opened the world's eyes to his ancestral river; The National Urban Maori Authority, whose leadership made controversial sex abuse comments, will be in charge of giving out more than 43-million-dollars to Whanau Ora providers to help people in the North Island; The Maori Broadcasting Funding Agency isn't getting carried away with the high number of tangata whenua who list watching a television programme about themselves as their top cultural activity; Tuhoe has teamed up with the fire service to install more than a thousand smoke alarms in descendants' homes.