31 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 31 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 31 July 2012

The Maori Party says its job is to extend support to tribes - no matter what the government decides following the Waitangi Tribunal's water rights decision; Ngai Tahu says the newly released blueprint for the rebuild of central Christchurch indicates the iwi's idea's have been taken onboard; The MP for Te Tai Tonga, Rino Tirikatene says although the top of the South Island now has its first Maori language immersion school - there's still a case for more to be built; One of the captains of the largest traditional Maori sailing canoe says there are plans to have more exchanges with native American tribes to hold waka regattas in each country, and learn about different canoe construction techniques.