Te Manu Korihi News for 4 December 2014
A well-known Māori actor and director is calling for a national theatre for tangata whenua to be created and housed at Te Papa Tongarewa. The Labour Party says the Catholic Diocese of Auckland is letting down Hato Petera College, and is urging religious leaders not to put students' education at risk. A Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor says claimants in the Waitangi Tribunal's report into the Rena have had a moral victory, but time will tell whether it recommendations will be accepted. A new report into the value of kapa haka is calling for more dedicated research about its economic, social and cultural significance to be launched.