21 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 21 May 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 21 May 2014

A high-ranking official from the south east Asian country of Myanmar has praised New Zealand's system for helping Maori regain their land; A Commissioner hearing Ngai Tahu's application to convert part of the Hurunui Forest into irrigated dairy farming has been stood down over a possible conflict of interest; The Labour Party says Budget 2014 will widen the gap for Maori as it does nothing to promote regional development or wage growth; Wellington iwi Te Atiawa have cleared the way for a new retirement village in Petone.