27 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 27 July 2012

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 27 July 2012

The former Maori Affairs Minister, Parekura Horomia, is encouraging his people to consider allowing their women to speak alongside men on the orator's bench on the marae; Descendants of the original owners of two blocks of King Country land says they've reached a watershed moment, following the final reading of their Treaty settlement bill; The South Taranaki District Mayor, Ross Dunlop, says he would like the four local iwi in the rohe to sign off a property protocol agreement, so both the council and iwi can move forward; One of the most epic Maori canoe journeys across the Pacific - te Waka Tapu expedition to Easter Island - will create student exchanges with the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute.