23 Jul 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 23 July 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:53 pm on 23 July 2014

The editor of a newspaper which published a cartoon currently in front of the Human Rights Review Tribunal, has accepted it caused offence, but defends its publication; The chair of a Rangitikei iwi is hoping its new partnership with Lincoln University could result in iwi members gaining doctorates in the agriculture field; A Maori language expert says learning Te Reo is a political statement for some Maori and a way of showing they still exist; The Maori names Nikau and Aria have been announced as 2013's most popular ingoa Maori for a baby boy and a girl.