4 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 4 October 2011

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 4 October 2011

The Chair of a Northland iwi says a High Court ruling in Whangarei, means it's no longer good enough for district councils to ignore iwi demands for sacred burial sites to be protected; The Mana Party says the Independent Police Conduct Authority shouldn't be shut down, but instead be better resourced and funded; A lawyer advising the Maori Land Court in the Matauri-X inquiry, says a deal struck to avoid a mortgagee sale of Maori land is a good one; A legal academic suggests the Government should look to Canada, Australia and the United States, before it responds to the Waitangi Tribunal report on Maori culture and identity.