29 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 29 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:45 pm on 29 November 2011

One of the new Green Party MPs, who's Maori, says there's still a long way to go to have the Treaty of Waitangi recognised properly; A lawyer representing a whanau member, who took the body of James Takamore, says a series of meetings will be held with the wider hapu to talk about how to proceed following a court ruling; 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; 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.