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  1. Video for Tears of joy over kōhanga reo funding announcement
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    Tears of joy over kōhanga reo funding announcement

    The government has announced that over 2,250 kōhanga reo staff throughout Aotearoa are set for a major boost in funding.  It is news which brings one of the movement's staunchest advocates to tears of joy. 

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    $133m to break Māori re-offending and imprisonment cycle

    A total of $133 million will focus on breaking the cycle of Māori re-offending and imprisonment, with an added Whānau Ora approach to reduce Māori prison numbers. A further $131 million will be spent to lift outcomes for people who interact with the justice system.      

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    Inmates unjustly treated by corrections staff

    A veteran prison social worker supports an inmate's claim he has been unjustly treated by Corrections staff.

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    Brian Tamaki should apologise- Davis

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has expressed disgust at the language used by Bishop Brian Tamaki, who criticised the government's response to his organisation's Man Up programme.

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    Integrating te reo Māori across the education system

    Four regions across Aotearoa will facilitate the Te Ahu o Te Reo programme to assist teachers in the classroom with their reo Māori skills - Taranaki, Waikato, Kāpiti-Horowhenua and Te Waipounamu.

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    Integrating te reo Māori into the education sector

    The government has announced today that they have begun delivering on a plan to integrate te reo Māori across the education system with the launch of Te Ahu o te Reo Māori.  Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis says Te Ahu o te Reo Māori is designed to improve all levels of Māori language ability across the education workforce.

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    Hek Busby waka centre to receive $4.6mil from PGF

    The government will invest more than seven and a half million dollars in the Far North to build a waka centre and a multi-use sports centre with money coming from the Provincial Growth Fund.

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    Corrections apologises for Māori nationalist group comments

    The Department of Corrections has apologised for minutes recorded in a forum almost two years ago naming Māori nationalist groups alongside Islamic extremists and other far-right and violent political groups as a threat to public safety.

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    Implementing tikanga Māori rehabilitation across all prisons

    Minister of Corrections, Kelvin Davis is currently seeking collaborative approaches with iwi leaders to find solutions to the Māori prison population problem.

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    SERCO officer refuses to remove shoes in wharenui

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has spoken out about SERCO and the need for them to review their policies on Māori protocols.  Last week at the funeral of legendary Māori guitarist Tama Renata, a correction officer refused to take their shoes off upon entering the ancestral meeting house at Hoani Waititi Marae.   

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