31 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 31 July 2012

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 31 July 2012

A Northland Iwi leader is warning the government it may face litigation if it chooses to ignore an interim Waitangi Tribunal decision over water rights; The Maori Council hopes the government will follow the Waitangi Tribunal's interim recommendation; Despite getting the Tribunal recommendation they wanted, the Maori Council's lead lawyer, Felix Geiringer, says they're not triumphant about the decision; Waikato District Health Board's Maori Health Unit says it plans to go door-knocking, to find families that could benefit from free home insulation; A Maori snackbar company says being part of a newly launched Maori food and drink collective is like being part of a family.