17 Feb 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 February 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 17 February 2014

A judge has been told a farming family will lose rights to its ancestral land, when whenua is returned to an iwi collective; Ngapuhi hapu alliance is holding talks to decide how to proceed now the government's recognised the mandate of the tribal runanga-led board, Tuhoronuku; The Maori midwives network, Nga Maia, says the profession needs to look at how to apply knowledge of cultural competency in real life situations; A nutritional scientist suspects low income Maori and Pasifika families could be forced to stop buying sugary drinks if a tax is put of them.