18 Jul 2011

Manu Korihi News for 18 July 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 18 July 2011

Obituary: Dame Kahurangi Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira of Ngati Porou has died at the age of 78, and is lying at Ohinewaiapu marae in Rangitukia, near Ruatoria; The police have dropped an investigation against the head of the Waikato Tainui parliament, saying there's little evidence to support allegations of financial mismanagement; The Conservation Department says submissions on the proposal for a Kauri National Park in Northland are mostly backing the idea.