9 Dec 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 9 December 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:50 pm on 9 December 2014

Leading performing artists say tangata whenua in the industry are leaving Wellington because of dwindling funding from Creative New Zealand; The Atihau-Whanganui Incorporation is lending one-point-six million dollars of unclaimed dividends to its charitable arm which will go towards funding for education, sports and housing insulation grants; The Cancer Society says making health services more culturally welcoming would help make a big difference in addressing cancer rates amongst tangata whenua; Construction of a new meeting house at a Northland Marae, destroyed by fire, could start by August next year.