8 Jun 2012

Manu Korihi News for 8 June 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 8 June 2012

The Ministry of Economic Development says it's listened hard to iwi - and has decided to reduce the number of areas that will be searched for oil and gas; A national body representing many Maori immersion schools says the Education Minister, Hekia Parata, has made the right decision by not introducing new teacher-student ratios; A Maori academic says his ongoing research suggests the role of Marae is dying out because they're no longer a primary focus for many tangata whenua.