10 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 10 July 2012

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 10 July 2012

A descendant of a Te Arawa iwi has 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 with classes of Maori students, to develop cultural competency.