Te Manu Korihi News for 3 September
The people of Pouakani are considering their next legal move, after the Supreme Court failed to back their claim to a section of the Waikato riverbed. The MANA Movement is slating the use of current polling techniques, saying they do not accurately reflect the mood of the Maori electorates. The Mayor of Whanganui says the Treaty Settlement recently signed between the Crown and local iwi is the perfect arrangement to manage the river. Ngai Tahu has set aside money for its people to help them look after visitors attending next year's Te Matatini cultural festival in Christchurch.