18 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 18 February 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 18 February 2013

A Christchurch Maori language immersion school believes the Education Minister Hekia Parata has finally taken into consideration their strong recommendation not to merge with another kura kaupapa; The Maori Fisheries Trust says iwi stand to lose up to ten million dollars a year, if a Bill before Parliament on the activities of foreign fishing vessels operating under the New Zealand flag, gets passed unchanged; A High Court Judge has drawn a connection between Maori cultural alienation and a notorious Wellington homicide; The Crown Forestry Rental Trust is holding meetings with claimants seeking financial support - which will help pay for them to give their evidence to the Waitangi Tribunal.