3 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 December 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 3 December 2013

New information collected from the Census shows a drop in the number of Te Reo speakers; In the education sector, the number of Maori achieving formal qualifications at university has soared; In other news...the Bay of Plenty iwi, Ngati Whakahemo, fears it will be outbidded by foreign investors, for its confiscated farmlands near Pukehina Beach; The lead researcher looking into the impact of the Rena grounding says he supports a report that says kaimoana is now safe to eat from around the Astrolabe Reef and Motiti Island; The government should have a better idea of potential credit card mispending at the commercial arm of the Kohanga Reo National Trust early next year.