19 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 19 September 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 19 September 2012

Whanganui Iwi say they will be using the Crown's consultation hui today over freshwater rights to reinforce its Treaty claims over the Whanganui River; Meanwhile, a South Waikato Iwi, Ngati Raukawa, says the Maori King asked Tainui Iwi not to attend last night's government consultation hui on water rights; The Auditor General's office says it is not able to investigate the funding process of Te Raukura, known as Te Wharewaka o Poneke, on the Wellington waterfront; A traditional Maori navigator says his crew is being lead by the forces of nature as they sail across the South Pacific Ocean retracing the ancient voyages of their tupuna.