27 Jan 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 January 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:45 pm on 27 January 2014

The group that has for years called for the Tino Rangatiratanga flag to fly on the Auckland harbour bridge wants the Maori sovereignty emblem to fly at Maori focus units run in the country's prisons on Waitangi Day; A Maori child advocacy group, Mana Ririki, says it's outstanding to see the Labour Party lead its election campaign with a focus on children; Maori Television has restarted its search for a new chief executive, which was put on hold last year after controversy over shortlisted candidates; An education symposium in New York - which addressed the importance of revitalising indigenous languages - has been the springboard for a major Te Waipounamu polytech to launch a new new degree programme.