16 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 May 2014

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 16 May 2014

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; The Mana Party is describing the budget as worthless for Maori; Elsewhere, Labour's Maori Affairs spokesperson, Nanaia Mahuta, believes the government's move to fund the Maori Centre of Research Excellence is a ploy to cover up mistakes; The Maori Broadcasting Funding Agency is to investigate expanding the network of Crown-funded Iwi Radio stations; Toko Kapea is a consultant at the business consulting company, Tuia Group gives Te Manu Korihi his assessment of how good the Budget is for Maori.