20 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 20 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 20 July 2012

Crown lawyers at the Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into water rights have been heavily questioned over the Government's relationship with the Iwi Leaders Forum - and asked if talks have produced results; Attempts are being made to fix problems at the organisation which provides health care to Maori on the West Coast of the South Island; The MP for Manurewa says tamariki shouldn't have to see their parents get drunk at home - and children shouldn't even know what alcohol is; Cultural heritage sites along the Southland coastline have been surveyed, and this weekend 10 local volunteers are being trained to monitor them.