13 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 13 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 13 August 2012

The Independent Maori Statuary Board is being urged to keep up the pressure on Auckland Council to find out how many senior officials are Maori; A Bay of Plenty tribe says there are striking similarities between a great ancestress and Whakatane's Olympic gold medal canoeist, Lisa Carrington; After decades of protesting to have a say over caring for Whanganui National Park, the local river iwi are now at the decision making table with the Department of Conservation; A Queensland Maori rugby league coach predicts younger players will become a force to reckon with as more time and effort goes into developing them.