15 Sep 2011

Manu Korihi News for 15 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 15 September 2011

A prominent Maori leader from Ngai Tahu, says he's appalled by an email sent to a Dunedin school criticising it for flying the Maori flag; Months of preparation by tangata whenua from Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa, have come to a head today with the opening of the Takitimu festival in Hastings; The Japanese national rugby team and coach John Kirwan are paying their respects this weekend to Tane Mahuta - the Maori lord of the forest.