18 Jul 2011

Manu Korihi News for 18 July 2011

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 18 July 2011

The Bay of Plenty township of Murupara, which is still coping with the suspected gang-related killings of two teenagers - aims to set up a restorative justice programme to help troubled young people; The Ngapuhi hapu grouping, Te Kotahitanga, says it cannot support the idea of negotiating a treaty settlement - and hearing claims at the same time; Ngati Ruanui's council of elders wants the Taranaki District Health Board to front up at marae over cuts the old people say are abhorrent and impractical; A former rugby league star is inspiring young Maori to finish their trades courses, and will go round to their houses if don't turn up for class.