30 Oct 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 30 October 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:49 pm on 30 October 2014

Māori at opposite ends of the country are mourning the death of influential Ngapuhi elder, Riki Cherrington, who was 72; Northland's Ngati Kahu chair says the Labour Party's call for iwi to take a stand against employment law changes is pointless; An Auckland Marae leader is glad it hasn't lost any taonga to developers of a theme park in China - after being dumped from the project; The Government is rejecting allegations by the health sector that Maori health could be jeopardised if it signs up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership; The government is calling for patience from hunters wanting to get into Te Urewera, as Tuhoe works on a review of hunting permits.