9 Sep 2011

Manu Korihi News for 9 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 9 September 2011

The man who's revived the art of waka building in Aotearoa, Hekenukumai Busby - says it's a great feeling to see a fleet of them on Auckland harbour this evening; A Maori tourism leader says visitors' indigenous experience doesn't start and end with the Rugby World Cup; The Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples says Pakeha New Zealanders are tangata tiriti, people of the Treaty, rather than guests; The Government says as Treaty claims go, one it resolved today happened at lightening speed; For the first time since the Waiata Maori Music Awards started 4 years ago - the title of best female solo Maori artist has been won by two people.