19 Aug 2011

Manu Korihi News for 19 August 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:54 pm on 19 August 2011

The Iwi Chairs Forum has delivered a resolution to back the Kohanga Reo claim before the Waitangi Tribunal; The mandating hui for Aotearoa's biggest iwi, Ngapuhi, will be open to news media -- as long as those at the meetings approve; The Council of Trade Unions is accusing New Zealand fishing quota holders committing a modern form of colonisation, by using foreign crews to catch fish in local waters; A Maori veteran of the Vietnam war says it feels wonderful to have one of its battles acknowledged at last, by the government.