7 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 7 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 7 October 2013

Latest figures from Statistics New Zealand indicate the number of people on the Maori roll has increased; A poll surveying Maori voters in the Waiariki electorate shows significant support for the Maori Party in the party vote and the electorate vote, and that most people are happy with the new Maori Party co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell; An organisation providing food for children in low decile schools says demand for the service continues to rise; Meanwhile, a panel of Maori and Hawaiian speakers have gathered in Hamilton today to assert that traditional indigenous knowledge provides a range of answers for dealing with issues facing Maori, indigenous children and their whanau.