30 May 2012

Manu Korihi News for 30 May 2012

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 30 May 2012

The Labour MP for Te Tai Tonga, Rino Tirikatene, says the politician he won the Southern Maori seat from has been advertising herself as the region's member of Parliament; The Waikato Regional Council is about to embark on the final step to implement two Maori seats; A central North Island iwi, Ngati Apa, is buying shares in a shopping mall complex in Whanganui; An Australian university lecturer who's on a four month fellowship at Waikato University, says he was so moved by a recent marae graduation, he wants to see aspects of the Aboriginal culture included in graduations at Australian universities.