7 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 7 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 7 October 2011

A man on the nearest land to the cargo ship leaking oil is questioning why authorities haven't siphoned fuel from the stranded ship; Ngati Hine in Northland has failed in an attempt to have its Waitangi Tribunal claims removed from a comprehensive proposal, for which the Ngapuhi Runanga led board of Te Ropu o Tuhoronuku has majority support; The inquiry into the use of foreign fishing vessels in New Zealand waters is expecting a good response from iwi; The event director for Auckland's largest Maori culture festival says he credits local hapu Ngati Whatua o Orakei for the success of Atamira - which become more and more popular.