21 Jul 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 21 July 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:51 pm on 21 July 2014

A Human Rights Review Tribunal has heard that two Fairfax newspaper cartoons are racist representations of Maori and Pacific people and are insulting and ignorant; The former director of the Glenn Inquiry says Maori are especially disadvantaged by the current piecemeal approach to dealing with domestic or child abuse; The Maori Language Commission says Te Reo lessons should be compulsory in primary schools; Researchers say their study into hearing loss should prompt health officials to address how Maori children are treated.