1 Feb 2012

Manu Korihi News for 1 February 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 1 February 2012

A geothermal power plant in the Tikitere area near Rotorua, is a step closer to becoming a reality; The Waikato-Tainui Whanau Ora collective is confident Whanau Ora will survive, despite a suggestion it may be lost due to a possible fallout between the Maori and National parties; Meanwhile the principal of an Auckland based Maori law firm, says tribes who haven't finalised their Treaty claims, may lose rights to the state assets they're negotiating over, if Treaty measures are removed from the SOE Act; The Government has laid out three options for transferring Treaty clauses into new legislation which would pave the way for the partial sales.