21 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 21 November 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 21 November 2013

A master carver suspects iwi descendants could be responsible for vandalising some Maori tourist and information carved posts, because they feel disempowered by so-call corporate tribal relatives; Labour's spokesperson for Maori Development, Nanaia Mahuta, says Te Puni Kokiri has so far failed to assure her that it will have a tight grip on three agencies that will hand out welfare contracts; A Matata iwi has lost its latest legal challenge over the ownership of an electricity lines company in Bay of Plenty; Te Waipounamu iwi, Ngai Tahu, has invested nearly a million dollars into extra tuition for its school children.