15 Jul 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 July 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 15 July 2013

In a first ever, a trade agreement with Taiwan sets out to promote links between Maori and the indigenous people of Taiwan; A group of MPs says the Government should give more compensation to two brothers badly injured while serving in the Army; Government officials have been told by Te Arawa - it wants no mineral exploration permits granted within its Bay of Plenty tribal boundaries; Meanwhile, a study's to be carried out into the way mining affects iwi.