2 Nov 2012

Manu Korihi News for 2 November 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:53 pm on 2 November 2012

The Human Rights Commissioner is calling on the Government to create social networking protocols to deal with racial hate comments on internet sites such as Facebook; The Government says there's nothing it can do to speed up the settlement process for Ngati Toa, which has had its deed signing delayed once more by the Port Nicholson Settlement Block Trust; The Tauranga born songstress and winner of Best Maori Album of the Year says it's paramount for her to bring Maoritanga into her music; The highest ranking Maori police officer says a korowai gifting ceremony last weekend in Queensland demonstrates the genuine regard Maori and the police have for each other; Organisers are preparing for one of the biggest IronMaori triathlons yet.