31 May 2012

Manu Korihi News for 31 May 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:51 pm on 31 May 2012

South Taranaki iwi representatives opposed to a water privatisation bill appeared before a Select Committee in Wellington this morning; The Chairman of Ngati Porou says the Gisborne Council has failed to honour its Treaty of Waitangi obligation with the iwi, over plans for a flood protection sheme on the East Coast; A new group has been formed to oversee the Bay of Plenty's Rangitaiki River and its catchments; Northern iwi who launched a new broadband venture today have paid tribute to the Chinese company that's financed it.