19 Mar 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 19 March 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:50 am on 19 March 2015

A Far North iwi leader says he has evidence to refute claims by a neighbouring tribe that it has rights over Ngai Takoto lands in the Te Hiku Claims Settlement Bill; The owner of a Maori forestry company is warning the redundancy of workers at one of the country's largest forest contractors will have a huge impact on tangata whenua, and other contractors' jobs are at risk; The Maori legal profession is calling for better training for tangata whenua to become judges; The Maori King movement and the police are in talks about building a waka or canoe for officers to potentially paddle in future Turangawaewae Regatta events.