25 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 25 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 25 October 2012

Maori have been cut out of deciding what the budget should be for Auckland Council; Te Whakatohea rangatira, Mokomoko, and his family are finally due to have their mana restored by legislation; A new survey is to be conducted by Statistics New Zealand that will ask Maori questions about the health and happiness their whanau; The Port of Tauranga says a Bay of Plenty hapu is appealing in the Court of Appeal plans to deepen and widen the city's harbour; Hairini Marae in Western Bay of Plenty gave a Maori welcome for the Mayor of Tauranga's Japanese sister-city this afternoon.