30 Nov 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 30 November 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 30 November 2012

Another Auckland iwi is due to sign a Treaty settlement with the Crown - which will return volcanic cones, islands and reserves to mana whenua; The new Chief Executive of the Ministry of Maori Development says her first priority is to sit down with the Minister of Maori Affairs to work out a plan to move Maori forward; Nine students have today graduated from a Department of Conservation programme aimed at developing kaitiakitanga capability within iwi and hapu; At least 80 people have so far signed up to a petition objecting to the selection process for the name of the new area school in Murupara; The people of Kaiwhaiki Marae along the Whanganui River are this weekend celebrating the centenary of their tribal meeting house, Te Kiritahi.