20 Mar 2015

Te Waonui a te Manu Korihi for 20 March 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:00 pm on 20 March 2015

The Maori legal profession is questioning why the Government's data on the number of judges who identify as tangata whenua is out-of-date;A Hauraki iwi, Ngati Tamatera, fears its tribal waterways could become polluted because of mining work by a company running tests at Karangahake, south of Paeroa;Controversy at a Northland kura has continued with the Ministry of Education removing the commissioner put in charge to sort out the troubled school;An infectious disease specialist says the prospect of a safe, effective and affordable vaccine to combat rheumatic fever is a huge step forward;On Monday, some residents who evacuated their homes because of ex-tropical cyclone Pam sought refuge at Marae along the east coast of the North Island;The Maori King movement and the police are in talks, about building a waka or canoe for officers to potentially paddle in future to Turangawaewae Regatta.