6 Dec 2011

Manu Korihi News for 6 December 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 6 December 2011

A Maori educator is supporting the government's idea to trial so-called Charter schools; Annette Sykes has become the interim President of the Mana party - replacing the union man Matt McCarten, who has cancer; Local iwi in Whakatane have been the driving force behind a study which has found that fungi and plants can reduce dioxins in contaminated land; New Zealand heavyweight boxing champion, Richard Tutaki says he's not phased by the celebrity status of Sonny Bill Williams, who he will fight for the title in February.