12 Nov 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 November 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:27 am on 12 November 2014

A Tikanga Maori expert says the impact on prisoners who have their taonga taken from them could be devastating; The director of Te Reo Maori for the Ngati Kahungunu Iwi says its dialect is almost extinct with only about three per cent of its whanau still using the tribal mita; A total of eight staff involved in two Taranaki institute's Maori performing arts courses have left or resigned in the lead up to revelations by the Tertiary Education Commission, that the programme was poorly run and over-funded, and; A scheme designed to help up skill Ngapuhi descendants in making their money go further, and inspire small enterprise has been launched today.