25 Jul 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 25 July 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 25 July 2014

Ngati Ruanui says it's opposing an appeal to the High Court by a company, which wants to mine iron sand from the south Taranaki coast; A Maori carver is aiming to bless Auckland, a city he describes as a mini New York, with more Maori sculptures telling its history; The retiring National list MP, Tau Henare, says he's going to miss the buzz he gets from politics; The retiring Minister of Maori Affairs, Pita Sharples, says Te Puni Kokiri is often used as a scapegoat by the Government when it can't sort out Maori issues.