22 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 22 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 22 October 2013

The Education Minister, Hekia Parata, has moved to assure individual kohanga reo that they are not targets in a government review of the board's spending; The co-leader of the Maori Party, Tariana Turia, has criticised the way Maori Television broke the story; Maori Television has apologised to the Maori Language Commission, after it broadcast a report alleging financial mismanagement at the Government department; The police in Kaitaia say they would welcome more Maori wardens patrolling the streets with them in the Far North; The Maori designer who gifted a contemporary korowai and pounamu to the songstress, Beyonce, says she felt a huge sense of responsibility from Te Ao Maori.