18 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 18 September 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 18 September 2012

The Hauraki Maori Trust Board is one of four Tainui tribal groups not going to the government's first consultation hui on Maori water rights - which is underway this evening; Ngai Tahu says it has not been consulted about a proposal to merge two Maori immersion schools in Christchurch; The Port of Tauranga hopes to rebuild its 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; 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.