10 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 10 July 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 10 July 2012

A descendant of a Te Arawa iwi told the Waitangi Tribunal that his tribe's never before said it owned a part of the local Kaituna River, but now it wants that right; The Federation of Maori Authorities has entered into an agreement with the Crown Research Institute, Industrial Research Limited, in an effort to boost a science and innovation programme for Maori businesses; The director of Te Rau Matatini, the National Maori Health Workforce Development Organisation, says a new award for Maori mental health workers, is about recognising rangatahi groups who are making positive changes; The Interim Chairman of the Iwi Education Authority's cultural arm, Toby Curtis, is supporting the call for all teachers, not just those teaching Maori students, to develop their cultural competency.