18 May 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 18 May 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:27 am on 18 May 2015

A Bay of Plenty iwi says the Supreme Court stepping in over whether to stop the sale of farmland the tribe's contesting - shows there are bigger public law matters that need addressing; The leader of a Far North delegation opposing a Norwegian oil company's exploration plans in his rohe, hopes the country's indigenous leaders can put pressure on the company to abandon its operations; An eastern Bay of Plenty iwi that's planning for the first time to commemorate 150 years since the siege on one of its pa, believes people will have to confront their crippling past; Whangarei's Maori artists are urging people to vote for an art centre with a dedicated Maori space.