12 Jun 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 June 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 12 June 2013

The Maori Affairs Minister, Pita Sharples, is criticising the Maori Electoral option campaign - saying it isn't doing enough to attract new voters; A revamped training programme for the Maori Wardens will be rolled out next month; A Bay of Plenty tribe says there are no plans to call off court action to force the division of the Kaingaroa Forest among eight iwi - despite a breakthrough in talks; An inquiry's been launched into a tribe's claim to marine rights in Hawke's Bay.