20 Jan 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 20 January 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:45 am on 20 January 2015

With house prices in Auckland being ranked one of the least affordable in the world, a Maori housing advocate is calling for legislation to provide Maori with more security in the rental market; A group protesting against plans to destroy 80-year-old pohutukawa trees in central Auckland is urging people to voice their concerns at a public meeting tonight; A Maori high school student from Kaitaia - who's been selected to play rugby in the United States - says he's looking forward to working on a Native American reservation; The Maori Council has moved to reassure people that while tangata whenua would have propriety rights to water under a new proposal, they would not prevail over the interests of the general public.