19 Aug 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 19 August 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:46 pm on 19 August 2014

The Prime Minister John Key and a group of parliamentarians were among the guests welcomed on to Turangawaewae Marae today during the coronation celebrations for the Maori king; The Iwi Education Authority is backing a new Kura Kaupapa plan; An Australian Aboriginal leader is supporting the Indigenous Affairs chief adviser's call for the Federal Government to take a less punitive approach on parents who don't send their children to school; A young Ngapuhi woman has been awarded the inaugural Sir Hugh Kawharu scholarship to research the practises and production of tapa.