10 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 10 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 10 July 2012

An energy expert's told the Waitangi Tribunal hearing about water rights, that royalty payments could be a way of resolving water ownership claims; The Prime Minister says he respects the right of the Maori Council to go to the Waitangi Tribunal and takes the process seriously; The Interim Chairman of the Iwi Education Authority's cultural arm, Te Kahui Reo Taketake, says making it mandatory for all teachers to be culturally competent, could help improve the academic achievements of Maori students and their behaviour; The Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Ngai Tahu iwi, and industry have welcomed the Government's decision to boost Maori Trade Training in Christchurch.