8 Nov 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 8 November 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 8 November 2012

A Maori union man says the Government has dropped the ball on manufacturing - as new figures show more Maori are out of work; The Maori Party says opposition to a bill allowing the Treaty of Waitangi to be mentioned in legal oaths goes against the true partnership spirit of the Treaty; A major Bay of Plenty iwi has bought one of Rotorua's biggest tourist attractions; The South Island iwi Ngai Tahu has asked the Crown to rename several mountains in the Aoraki-Mt Cook range to include ancestral Maori titles.