25 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 25 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 25 July 2012

The Human Rights Commission has told a Government inquiry into the status and wellbeing of Maori children that many are being denied their basic human rights because of poverty and inadequate public services; The Secondary Principals' Association says a proposed one-kilometre buffer zone between schools and liquor stores has merit, but there are more effective ways to reduce alcohol harm; A kohanga reo teacher says the increase of primary and secondary Maori language immersion schools means pre-school tamariki have a better chance of strengthening their reo right throughout their schooling; South Island iwi Ngai Tahu is calling on its members living in Queensland to a special hui to discuss forming a tribal branch in the Australian state to bring whanau together to learn about their Ngai Tahutanga, or their distinct identity.