8 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 8 February 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 8 February 2013

The Minister of Treaty Negotiations, Chris Finlayson, hopes a new agreement between iwi and the government will lead to better housing in the Far North - saying the state of some homes in the region 'gives him the creeps'; New Zealand Maori Tourism says it's a shame the large fake waka built for the Rugby World Cup hasn't been seen or used since; Chatham Islanders say they're looking forward to the economic benefits phosphate mining would bring to the island.