8 May 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 8 May 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 8 May 2013

Parliament's Speaker has officially declared the seat of the late Parekura Horomia vacant, and a date has been announced for a by-election in his former electorate of Ikaroa-Rawhiti; Ngai Tuhoe descendants have voted on whether or not to sign a Deed of Settlement with the Crown; A Maori PhD candidate at Massey University says Maori are starting to adapt their kawa, or protocols, to allow tangihanga or funerals to be broadcast over the Internet.