5 Oct 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 5 October 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 5:53 pm on 5 October 2015

About 120 young people joined forces at Ratana Pa near Whanganui at the weekend to find ways to reduce the high numbers of Maori youth who kill themselves. Their suicide rate in 2011 for example was nearly 2.4 times higher than the suicide rate for other ethnicities of the same age group. Te Manu Korihi journalist Leigh Marama McLachlan finds rangatahi taking matters into their own hands.