27 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 27 September 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 27 September 2012

A senior member of a Moriori trust on the Chatham Islands has appeared before the Employment Relations Authority - accused of lobbying during board elections; The general manager of the Hokotehi Moriori Trust, Maui Solomon, says he did lobby during board elections - but maintains he did nothing illegal; Tainui iwi, Ngati Maniapoto, has told the government its consultation process on how to address Maori water rights will not produce informed and robust details; Ngai Tahu's marae-based communities are in line for more money - after the tribe's commercial arms turned in strong financial results.