25 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 25 July 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 25 July 2012

A bid to open a new Bay of Plenty area school a year later than scheduled has been rejected by the community; The Government is being lobbied to allow the Maori Trustee to release funds for housing; Ngati Porou says building a whare tipuna on a local park in Gisborne to honour members of the 28th Maori Battalion C Company, has the full support of all iwi in the region; An inmate at Hawke's Bay Regional Prison says learning Te Reo Maori and Tikanga has opened his eyes, and is inspiring him to pursue a more positive future after he's released.