27 Apr 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 April 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 27 April 2012

Two senior members of the Patea Maori Club who recorded the hit song Poi E have died; The outgoing Chief Executive of Ngati Whatua o Orakei, Tiwana Tibble, says he leaves a lasting legacy of a ten fold increase in the value of the hapu's investments; A trustee of Ngati Whatua o Orakei, Sharon Hawke, says Tiwana Tibble was a respected and liked chief executive; The Waitangi Tribunal hearing into Maori pre-schools has wrapped up - with a claimant thanking the Crown for fronting.