20 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 20 October 2011

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 20 October 2011

The Northland Regional Council says it wants to help eliminate the negative statistics that have dragged Maori down by improving better iwi representation on the authority; Government officials are holding back on releasing public views on the Early Childhood Education Taskforce's recommendations, on Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board; A prominent Maori film director and writer says an ongoing inability by many film makers to consult with Maori on cultural issues, needs to change.