18 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 18 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 18 October 2013

Whanau and parents in Parakai near Auckland are fighting the closure of the local schools' Maori medium unit, Te Whare Kakano; Maori Television has today held a poroporoaki or farewell for its departing chief executive, Jim Mather; More than 3-hundred kaumatua haved competed in the annual Kaumatua Olympics in Hamilton today; Three sought-after paintings of Maori by early European artists are to be auctioned off next month, attracting great interest from art collectors.