29 Jan 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 29 January 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 29 January 2014

A Maori sovereignty group says if a new flag is created for the country, part of it should represent tangata whenua; A Maori leader in the Forest Industry, Victor Goldsmith, is welcoming a major sector-lead review into forestry deaths, and is urging the panel to consult with Maori; The Labour MP, Rino Tirikatene, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the Mana Party leader, Hone Harawira, over his time away from Parliament; Three new members have been appointed on to the Waikato River Authority, the joint Crown-iwi body in charge of looking after the health and well-being of the awa.