29 Jul 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 29 July 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:46 am on 29 July 2015

An oncologist is warning an increase in medicine costs under the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could divert the focus away from providing more equitable access to medicines for Māori; The Māori Party is pushing for a Māori Focus Unit to be set up inside Mount Eden Prison as a way to rehabilitate the inmates and steer them away from fighting other prisoners; Landcare research says they have seen a shift in Māori's attitudes with land toward a more commercial and strategic approach; The Māori media funding agency Te Māngai Pāho is boosting its funding for digital media to one-point-five million dollars in this financial year.