26 Sep 2011

Manu Korihi News for 26 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 26 September 2011

The Ngai Tahu leader, Mark Solomon, is questioning why there are limited, if any, policy guidelines for oil and gas drilling in New Zealand waters; Thousands of people attended the tangi for the husband of the Late Maori Queen, who's been laid to rest; Construction will begin on the Chatham Islands in November of a new housing project for Maori; A powhiri was held at Parliament today for the newly appointed Human Rights Commissioner Paul Gibson, who will have a responsibility for disability issues.