19 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 19 April 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 19 April 2012

A peaceful but loud protest hikoi has passed through Whangarei, criticising a Crown deal over the future of Hauturu-Little Barrier island in the Hauraki Gulf; The first in-depth assessment of health needs of Maori in Taranaki has highlighted the need for more Maori to be working in the health sector; Local Iwi members in Hamilton have this morning blessed a property in the city after a piece of human bone was discovered earlier this week; The author of a book on the 28th Maori Battalion during the Second World War is going back further in time - to write about Maori soldiers who served during the First World War.