29 Jun 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 29 June 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:52 pm on 29 June 2015

More Maori have been appointed to conservation boards in an effort to better represent iwi and hapu; the traditional Maori ball-game of Ki-O Rahi has had a global publicity boost this week after photos of the Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff holding a ki appeared in news outlets from South America to Washington; respected writer Hinemoana Baker says Aotearoa needs more Maori writers, especially rangatahi or young people, who don't always consider it a career option.