22 Jan 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 22 January 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 22 January 2013

The Deputy Chairman of the Gisborne iwi collective Turanganui-a-kiwa, says he disagrees with the Gisborne Mayor, about treaty settlements helping to boost economic growth in the region; An Auckland hapu says Whanau Ora is working - and some of its success can be measured by what it calls the 'smile' factor; A lobby group, Rethinking Crime and Punishment, says a joint police and iwi strategy is likely to be more effective in cutting the Maori incarceration rate - than any specialist programme run by prisons; A top Maori academic is one of three finalists announced in this year's New Zealander of the Year Awards.