10 Dec 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 10 December 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:28 am on 10 December 2014

A member of the Iwi Chairs Forum says creating a single body to represent Maori at a national level would be 'mission impossible'; The playwright Helen Pearse-Otene believes New Zealand does not understand the financial gains to be made from supporting tangata whenua; The Minister of Maori Development is backing a call by a Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency for money to be given to organisations that missed out in a recent funding round; A South Taranaki tribe says its purchase of a former school property is the first piece of land it has bought since its land was confiscated by the Crown in the 1800s.