14 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 14 February 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 14 February 2013

Te Manu Korihi has been told talks are to be held over plans for Ngati Tuwharetoa to consider charging Ironman New Zealand to use Lake Taupo; A body that financially backs Maori preparing claims against the Crown says it's pulled out of funding a major set of hearings on legal advice - but won't reveal what the lawyers said; The people of Ngapuhi laid one of their sons to rest today - a policeman who was known as a peace-maker, a mentor, and a strong advocate for the volunteer Maori wardens; A prominent Wellington kaumatua says the New Zealand First MP, Richard Prosser's description of young Muslim men was blatantly racist.