2 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 2 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 2 October 2013

A Maori business leader in Australia says New Zealand migrants need to start lobbying federal ministers if they want to change the laws that restrict New Zealanders from certain jobs and benefits; The Tertiary Education Minister, Steven Joyce, expects wananga will welcome plans to change the make-up of their governing councils; The Labour MP, Louisa Wall, says the new rankings of the party's Maori members sends a clear message to Maoridom that it can fight for them in Parliament; A Whanganui Maori health provider is acknowledging the Tupoho Whanau Trust for helping to put to good use land earmarked for a Treaty settlement.