19 Dec 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 19 December 2012

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 19 December 2012

The Maori Council plans to ask iwi for financial help to fund its Supreme Court case on Maori water rights; A Taranaki tribe has told the Government it must consider offering the iwi rights to oil and minerals in its rohe, once its Treaty settlement is signed; A Wellington based Maori Trust which has signed a formal agreement with the ASB bank, says by combining forces it can create more opportunities to develop Maori businesses, especially in the agri-business sector; A Waikato health service is now working with a Maori health provider, in an effort to engage more effectively with their patients and encourage them to keep appointments.