16 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 May 2014

From Morning Report, 6:26 am on 16 May 2014

The Mana Party is describing the Budget is worthless for Maori; Labour's Maori Affairs spokesperson, Nanaia Mahuta, believes the government's move to continue funding the Maori Centre of Research Excellence is a ploy to cover up its mistakes; The Maori Broadcasting Funding Agency is to investigate expanding the network of Crown-funded Iwi Radio stations; A business consulting company says it would rate the budget as 8 out of ten for Maori; A leader of Wellington iwi Te Atiawa says the tribe would reconsider its relationship with Parliament if it drastically changed protocol to allow women to speak in powhiri.