15 May 2020

Māori say Budget funding a step in the right direction

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 15 May 2020

The government announced 900-million-dollars in yesterdays budget to support whānau, hapū and iwi to deal with the fall-out of Covid 19.

The package includes $400 million dollars for Māori education, a $137 million dollar boost to Whānau Ora, and $200 million for a Māori Employment Package for the regions.

Māni Dunlop spoke to Matanuku Mahuika, chair of Ngati Porou Holding Company and Eastland Group limited, about the funding.