5 Mar 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 5 March 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 5 March 2013

The Taranaki Regional Council has agreed to hand over a set of small islands off the coast of New Plymouth to Maori as part of two treaty settlements; A western Bay of Plenty hapu says it's been given solid assurances that an expansion of the Port of Tauranga won't harm the harbour; A man's been fined for milling native timber in the National Park; The co-chair of a panel set up to seek people's views on New Zealand's constitution says the future of the Treaty of Waitangi will form a crucial part of the discussion.