15 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 15 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 15 August 2012

The Ngapuhi runanga leader Sonny Tau has thrown down a challenge to the crown over the mandate to settle the iwi's Treaty claims; Te Puni Kokiri says it's frozen the annual grant made to the National Maori Wardens Association until it sorts out its finances; New Zealand First has again put the Government on the spot over Whanau Ora spending, during Parliament's Question Time; A ban on fishing in some waters off Kaikoura has been extended - following a push from local mana whenua to rebuild fish stocks.