23 Jun 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for Monday 23 June 2014

From Morning Report, 6:28 am on 23 June 2014

The North Island's Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency can contract who it wants, including providers outside of the social policy network; The Independent Maori Statutory Board is confident that Auckland Council wants to get to the bottom of why it's underspending on Maori initiatives; A Wairarapa Marae says it believes a pilot farming course for its rangatahi could be expanded to other rohe or regions; The associate health minister, Tariana Turia, says she hopes introducing a new Maori concept to the Maori health strategy will provide further support to those in need.