30 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 30 August 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 30 August 2012

Ngapuhi will today be the first iwi to sign a memorandum of understanding with Child Youth and Family - which aims to reduce the number of Ngapuhi children in state care; An independent assessor says the Ministry of Social Development applied an "overly negative bias" when reviewing the Waipareira Trust's provision of services for at-risk families with babies; Maori seeking to join a Pacific Islands Forum group, say membership could increase business opportunities; Northland secondary students are invited to a doctors' conference this week in the hope it will encourage some of them to pursue a career in medicine.