15 Dec 2011

Manu Korihi News for 15 December 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 15 December 2011

Tribal leaders of Te Whanau a Apanui in eastern Bay of Plenty, plan to attend a judicial review next year, when the iwi challenges the Government's granting of a oil exploration permit; Excitement is growing on the Chatham Islands, as three three bedroom houses and two kaumatua flats take shape; A Professor of Indigenous Studies at AUT University, says it's logical for the Maori Party to retain Pita Sharples and Tariana Turia as co-leaders; The Maori Women's Welfare League says its National body didn't apply to be a Whanau Ora provider, because it felt the organisation didn't fit the programme's criteria.