20 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 20 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 20 October 2011

A direct descendant of a lower North Island chief, who signed the Tiriti o Waitangi, says the founding document should be housed at Te Papa Tongarewa or go on tour; Motiti Islanders are collecting bags of toxic rubbish - from the debris that've come ashore from the stranded ship in the Bay of Plenty; The police are praising Ngai Tahu for the use of a marae as a one-stop crime and justice shop - as Christchurch continues to recover from the earthquake; An Auckland taniwha researcher says there seems to be a growing understanding of the spiritual guardians who serve as warnings to protect local waterways, and how important it is to respect wahi tapu or sacred sites.