Hundreds march to Kōhanga Reo Trust head office
Bay of Plenty kōhanga reo are clear about what issues they want to lay down before the board but what happens if the board isn’t there to listen to them? Their message falling on deaf ears was not enough to deter 300 adults and children from marching on to the head office of the Kōhanga Reo in Wellington today.
Fonterra grilled by ministers over milk contamination
Fonterra bosses faced an hour long interrogation from senior ministers in the Beehive this morning over the whey powder contamination issue. Both Fonterra and the Ministry of Primary Industries are investigating the matter, with questions remaining over timelines and why Fonterra failed to inform the Government, suppliers and the public sooner.
Waipareira programmes ‘resonates’ with PNG’s prime minister
Prime Minister Peter O'Neill of Papua New Guinea spent his last hours in NZ today at Waipareira Trust Whānau Centre. The 30-strong team from Papua New Guinea wanted an insight in to how Waipareira's integrated health, education, justice and social system that operates under the concept of ‘by us, for us’.
Should Kōhanga Reo and Kura Kaupapa Māori combine?
That's one topic on the table at Te Rūnanga Nui o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori’s meeting in Auckland and most in attendance agree that merging would be a good idea,
Waiariki’s deputy chief takes his leave
Keith Ikin has held the position of Deputy Chief Executive for the last five years, and during that time, he's done a lot to move the institution forward and to help their students excel. Today, his colleagues bid him farewell.
Waikato-Tainui signs agreement for youth job opportunities
An agreement between Waikato-Tainui and Aurecon means Tainui's youth will benefit from opportunities in engineering, management and technical services.
Tumamao Harawira: Warriors to win by 18
Do the Warriors have a chance to make top eight in the NRL? Could Benji’s move to the Blues result in a potential selection for the All Blacks? We put these questions to our sports commentator, Tumamao Harawira.