19 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 19 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 19 October 2011

Tai Tokerau iwi leaders have met for the first time with the Northland Regional Council to discuss Maori representation on the council; The Chairman of the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust in Wellington, is backing the idea of re-locating the original 1840 Treaty of Waitangi which is on display at Archives New Zealand; The Waka Maori on Auckland's waterfront is beating the Giant Rugby Ball on Queen's Wharf for visitor numbers; Compassion for tangata whenua affected by the Rena oil disaster in the Bay of Plenty has led to the Maori Wardens lending their support.