9 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 9 May 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:53 pm on 9 May 2014

An Auckland iwi, building homes for its people, say government rules could prevent it from getting rent subsidies because the tenants are tribal members; A Rotorua councillor says new proposals for Maori representation would make the district authority undemocratic; A Dunedin-based researcher is urging Marae throughout the country to get advice from their relatives living with a disability about how to make their pa accessible for visitors; Two dozen people with Maori tattoos on their faces - from New Zealand and Sydney - have answered a plea by a Ngati Porou artist to have their portraits painted; The Maori Radio station, Tumeke FM, in Whakatane secured the national title of Iwi Station of the year at last night's New Zealand Radio Awards in Auckland.