19 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 19 September 2012

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 19 September 2012

A Ngati Maniapoto descendant says the government's first consultation hui on water rights was worthwhile going to; A south Auckland marae has won back a Government welfare contract - just months after the Ministry of Social Development controversially cut social service agreements to five providers; Representatives of two Taranaki iwi are pleased the district council is a step closer to transfering ownership of the Nga Motu-Sugar Loaf Islands off New Plymouth into Maori hands; Hundreds of Maori secondary school students from across Aotearoa have gathered in Nelson for the national Maori speech contest Nga Manu Korero this week.