29 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 29 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 29 November 2011

A lawyer representing a whanau member, who helped take the body of James Takamore from Christchurch to Bay of Plenty, says a series of meetings will be held with the wider hapu about how to proceed following a court ruling; One of the new Green Party MPs, who's Maori, says there's still a long way to go to until the country properly recognises the Treaty of Waitangi; Waikato University's Te Piringa Faculty of Law, launched a new research centre today, which will tackle a variety of environmental law issues, including Maori and indigenous governance; The senior Maori advisor at Massey University says this year's Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book Awards is a chance to celebrate a milestone in Maori language publishing.