4 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 4 November 2013

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 4 November 2013

The Waitangi Tribunal's Te Rohe Potae, or King Country, district inquiry will begin hearing evidence relating to local government and hapu, today. The future of a Maori Advisory board under the Rotorua District Council is being reviewed - with the idea of giving it mana and a partnership role.Corrections is making changes to its Tikanga Programme - a scheme that aims to reconnect Maori offenders with their tribal identity. Two Native American scholars will travel to New Zealand this month to give a public lecture at Waikato University on historical trauma, traditional knowledge, and wellbeing.