21 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 21 February 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 21 February 2013

The Government is refusing to give a portion of the valuable broadcasting spectrum to Maori claimants; The Communications Minister, Amy Adams, says the Government is still committed to protecting Maori language and culture; The biggest Maori performing arts event, Te Matatini, is being hailed as more than an entertainment competition; Statistics New Zealand says Maori communities may be missing out on funding for essential services, because not all families fill in the census forms as they're supposed to do; Television New Zealand has appointed a new General Manager to head its Maori and Pacific programmes.