3 Feb 2012

Manu Korihi News for 3 February 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 3 February 2012

The chance of the Nelson City Council becoming the first unitary authority in New Zealand to have a Maori ward, is far from certain; Climate change, education, the constitution and the partial State Asset sales are among some of the topics that'll be discussed by Iwi leaders at Waitangi; The Maori Party has issued advice to iwi on the Government's draft paper on partial asset sales, before the consultation hui starts next week; The head of the Awanui Runaka in Southland, Sir Tipene O'Regan, says the Ngai Tahu Treaty Festival will be used to discuss the Constitutional review, and pollution in the Waituna Lagoon; Auckland's largest hapu won't be holding its annual Okahu Bay Waitangi Day festival.