23 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 23 October 2012

From Morning Report, 6:26 am on 23 October 2012

The Maori Council and a Waikato hapu collective have been granted a High Court hearing this morning, to challenge the Government's planned sale of the hydro generator Mighty River Power; The biggest of the Muriwhenua tribes in the Far North, Te Rarawa, will sign its deed of settlement with the Crown next weekend; Whangarei's river patrol man Milan Ruka says a decision on water takes from Poroti Springs raises doubts about methods used to measure water volumes; A 28th Maori Battalion veteran says although the association is winding up before Christmas, it will still live on - but less formally.