4 Aug 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 4 August 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:50 pm on 4 August 2014

Today marks the centenary of New Zealand's declaration of war in 1914, but the truly significant day of that year for Maori soldiers was two month's later; Maori councillors say that Maori men going through the court system are automatically pleading guilty due a lack of information; New research shows whanau Maori face barriers in accessing end of life care, due to the sector's inability to respond to cultural needs; A youth lawyer in Auckland believes Maori involvement in running family group conferences, which help troubled young people confront their offending, should have been in place years ago.