28 Apr 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 28 April 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:45 am on 28 April 2015

Maori have responded well after University Entrance standards were raised last year, on average out-performing Pakeha in numeracy and literacy; A National list MP of Ngai Tahu descent is validating the position of a Christchurch local body politician who is retaining his seat from his new location in Whanganui; A doctor from Te Whakatohea and Ngati Porou are likely to be appointed to the body that registers doctors and draws up standard and guidelines for the sector; A tribe that's part of the Hauraki iwi collective is hopeful the group can reach a treaty settlement this year, after nearly six years of negotiations.