20 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 20 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 20 October 2011

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; A direct descendant of a lower North Island chief, who signed te Tiriti o Waitangi, says the founding document should be housed at Te Papa Tongarewa, or go on tour; 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.