7 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 7 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:55 pm on 7 October 2011

A Motiti Islander is asking why officials aren't siphoning leaking fuel from the stranded cargo ship in the Bay of Plenty; The inquiry into the use of foreign fishing vessels in New Zealand waters is expecting a good response from iwi; Ngati Hine in Northland has failed in a legal attempt have its Waitangi Tribunal claims removed from a comprehensive proposal, for which the Ngapuhi Runanga led board of Te Ropu o Tuhoronuku has majority support; The event director for Auckland's largest Maori culture festival is crediting local hapu, Ngati Whatua o Orakei, for the success of Atamira - which has become more and more popular.