18 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 18 September 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 18 September 2012

Four Tainui tribal groups have pulled out of going to the government's first consultation hui on water rights already underway in Hamilton; The Port of Tauranga hopes to rebuild the relationship with local iwi, following a High Court decision to dismiss a hapu's appeal against plans to deepen and widen the city's harbour; Ngai Tahu says it has not been consulted about a proposal to merge two Maori immersion schools in Christchurch; A hui has been held in Tauranga today to discuss the potential for a stronger relationship between Maori leaders and the Council of Trade Unions.