19 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 19 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 19 October 2012

The Whangarei hapu asserting their rights to Poroti Springs say the Maori Council has their full support to take the government to court over the water claims; The Green Party says nearly 90 per cent of councils don't mention Te Tiriti o Waitangi in their citizenship ceremonies; Rangitane people are being encouraged to reconnect with their marae and foster a sense of belonging to the community; A Maori Battalion veteran says the 70th anniversary of El Alamein brings back mixed emotions of the drama of the battlefield tinged with memories of the death of his comrades who fell in north Africa.