27 Feb 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 February 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:26 am on 27 February 2015

A former Maori Language Commissioner is blaming some iwi for the loss of the Maori language; A Whanganui sports organisation has added the letter 'h' to its name, saying the change reflects the positive relationship it has with local iwi; Ngati Kahungunu elders are banning swimming, waka ama and fishing from a popular harbour attraction in Hawke's Bay after a body was found in the waterway; The latest group of Maori political candidates have gained the respect of Te Arawa Kaumatua, Sir Toby Curtis, as competent leaders.