7 Jul 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 7 July 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 7 July 2014

Waikato iwi, Ngati Te Ata, the Crown and a steel company have been told by the High Court to negotiate how to resolve a historical dispute over mining wahi tapu or sacred grounds where skeletal remains are buried; The Maori Council is asking for legislation to create a Maori language governance entity to be referred to the Waitangi Tribunal instead of going through Parliament; A law and order lobby group says the shame the Maori King's son has brought upon himself, Tainui and his father is punishment enough; Two schools have chosen to self fund an education development programme that has significantly improved the achievement of Maori students in schools where it is used.