23 Jan 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 23 January 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:52 pm on 23 January 2015

The annual celebrations to mark the birth of Ratana Church's prophet, Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana, has drawn MPs and ministers from across the political spectrum to Rātana marae. The man credited with growing the fortunes of Waikato-Tainui commercial coffers by 500-million dollars over the last eight years is to step down. A Maori child poverty advocate says a drop in the number of referrals to Child Youth and Family might be an indication there is more awareness and not a drop in actual abuse.