11 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 11 February 2013

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 11 February 2013

A budgeting organisation is reporting a big rise in the number of Maori seeking help - recording an increase of 41 per cent last year; The Prime Minister John Key is encouraging Maori to see the benefits in developing the mining industry and trades training opportunities to keep more people in New Zealand; The Minister of Maori Affairs, Pita Sharples, says the Government is committed to supporting any employment initiatives driven by Maori communities; A Northland tribal leader predicts a new police and iwi strategy will save the country money.