24 Jul 2015

Te Manu Korihi for 24 July 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 5:55 pm on 24 July 2015

The Minister of Education, Hekia Parata, says a troubled Northland charter school now has the support of its local iwi; The Vice-President Maori of the Council of Trade Unions is calling on the Waitangi Tribunal to agree to hold an urgent hearing into the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement; The Ministry of Education has had a meeting with communities and local iwi in eastern Bay of Plenty for the second time over plans to merge three schools in the rohe that all have falling rolls; A group of young Maori leaders say taking part in am indigenous youth conference in the United States was an eye-opening experience.