4 Dec 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 4 December 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 4 December 2012

The eastern Bay of Plenty tribe, Te Whanau a Apanui, says there was a level of expectancy amongst the iwi, that Petrobras would pull out of exploration off the east coast of the North Island, because of their faith; Waikato-Tainui says it will never cede rights to a portion of the valuable radio spectrum; A petition objecting to how a name for the new Murupara Area school was selected has been delivered to the board charged with setting it up; A specialist in Maori land laws says the Maori Land Court has appointed one of the profession's top Treaty of Waitangi lawyers as a temporary Maori Land court judge.