26 Sep 2011

Manu Korihi News for 26 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 26 September 2011

The husband of the late Maori Queen has been given an honourable and rare burial to recognise the huge support he gave to his late wife; 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; Construction will begin on the Chatham Islands in November of a new housing project for Maori; The newly appointed Human Rights Commissioner responsible for disability issues, says many disabled Maori and Pacific island people aren't receiving the best care and support they should be.