28 Jun 2012

Manu Korihi News for 28 June 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 28 June 2012

A lawyer for the Maori Council says a Supreme Court ruling on the ownership of a part of a river bed is extremely helpful to its own water rights case; Meanwhile, the hapu says it's excited to be able to press ahead with its claim for ownership; Statistics New Zealand has grouped together a range of data on Maori well-being and development in an effort to help the Government make more informed decisions; The last commanding officer of the Maori Battalion is to be buried today at Cape Runaway; One of the country's leading Maori cultural groups - Te Waka Huia - says the Pacific Arts Festival is a chance to make more connections with other indigenous people.