28 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 28 August 2012

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

A west Auckland urban Maori authority says it would not have poured money and resources into delivering a Government welfare scheme, if it had known the plug was about to be pulled; An Auckland iwi says an interim report on water rights proves that the government's repeatedly ignored Maori rights over water; The Environmental Defence Society is pushing for the Treaty of Waitangi to have more presence in a revamped Marine Mammals Protection Act; The 2011 disabled Maori sportsperson of the year, the cyclist Jayne Parsons, has had her dream of winning three gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics dashed - after pulling out due to injury.