23 Jan 2012

Manu Korihi News for 23 January 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 23 January 2012

In just over three hours there'll be a ceremony at a museum in Paris of significance to all Maori in New Zealand; A sacred mauri pounamu found about 900 metres above sea level during an expedition in 2009 by Ngai Tahu and the Department of Conservation on Te Awa Whakatipu or the Dart River in Southland, has a new home; A programme aimed at deterring young Maori from re-offending, was launched today in Murupara; A Northland school is going ahead with a unit for senior students, despite an order from the Ministry of Education to shut it down.