11 May 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 11 May 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:53 pm on 11 May 2015

A driving instructor says more rangatahi lives could be saved if parents and caregivers pay for them to do defensive driving courses. An Otago University study published earlier this year found that few Maori are taking part in them; The leader of Ngai Tahu says it was an immense privilege to welcome Prince Harry to Invercargill during his first visit to Murihiku/Southland; Mourners farewelling prominent Ngapuhi and Ngati Hine leader Erima Henare in Northland were a 'whose who' of Maoridom. Education Minister Hekia Parata, who had known Mr Henare for years, says he had a great talent for helping people move past confrontation and conflict to find common ground.