16 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 16 October 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 16 October 2012

Ngati Maniapoto in the King Country says the government's decision not to give Maori special shareholding rights in its partial asset sales plan shows consultation was a waste of time; A group representing some Maori language pre-schools says the government's plan to stop child abuse is short sighted; A swathe of new native trees is being considered for a popular large forest in north west Auckland; A Maori and Pacific arts curator says the cultural connection between Maori and their Rapanui cousins on Easter Island is very similar.