13 May 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 13 May 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 13 May 2013

The Maori Affairs Committee says it's been a 'heck of a couple of weeks' after the death of its deputy chair, and anticipated resignation of another member; Meanwhile, the chief executive of Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporation has put her name forward as a Labour Party candidate for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti electoral race; A lawyer who helped negotiate the return of a big forest to a group of iwi says Ngati Manawa is right to go to court to ensure the land is divided up; The success of Maori owned fishing ventures operating in Australia will feature at a Maori fisheries conference being held this week.