12 Sep 2011

Manu Korihi News for 12 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 12 September 2011

A founder of the National Kapa Haka competition, Te Matatini, is criticising the Prime Minister for not using Te Reo Maori at the opening of the Rugby World Cup on Friday; A Tuhoe leader is adamant Ruatoki people caught up in the 2007 police raids and not charged will never receive a sincere apology from the government; The Bank of New Zealand's Head of Maori Business says there's plenty of economic activity to chase beyond the corporate arms of iwi; A Maori designer is supporting a Waitangi Tribunal recommendation to set up a commission to protect Maori culture, after claiming his work has been copied.