22 May 2012

Manu Korihi News for 22 May 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 22 May 2012

The Race Relations Commissioner says there's a good argument for Maori seats on local councils - citing the Maori wards on the Bay of Plenty Regional Council as effective representation; The future of the Maori Policy Unit at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is still undecided; The Maori Affairs Select Committee is satisfied that the locations it's chosen to hear submissions on its inquiry into the status and well-being of Maori children, will accommodate all iwi; One of four graduates of a Whangarei military-style residential programme for boys, says he was just cruising through school before he joined.