16 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 16 August 2012

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 16 August 2012

The Ngati Kahu leader, Margaret Mutu, says next month's remedies hearing by the Waitangi Tribunal will be an important first - and a test of the Tribunal's authority; Meanwhile, the Te Rarawa leader Haami Piripi says Ngati Kahu's actions could cause serious problems for other tribes; A Bay of Plenty iwi is urging the government to seriously consider the findings of a soon-to-be-released Waitangi Tribunal report on water because otherwise it will be a waste of time and money; A large contingent of Ngati Kahungunu iwi in Hawkes Bay is getting ready to travel to Ngaruawahia this morning to mark the coronation of the Maori King, Tuheitia; A young Ngati Raukawa woman studying clinical psychology says she's absolutely thrilled to be receiving a prestigious scholarship award to complete her doctorate at Massey University.