12 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 12 March 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 12 March 2012

The Chair of Te Rarawa iwi in the Far North says members have given the Runanga a mandate to accept a Crown package, despite only about a quarter of tribal members voting for the deal; Te Kohanga Reo National Trust expects supporters from across the country to be in Wellington today, to hear an urgent claim before the Waitangi Tribunal; Aotearoa Credit Union says it's drawing up a memorandum of understanding with four whanau ora providers helping iwi members; A group of Waiariki elders has been celebrating the opening of new homes for kaumatua over the weekend - constructed after co-operation between Maori and the Crown.