23 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 23 April 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 23 April 2012

A delegation of Ngati Manuhiri people have appealed to MPs to allow their Treaty Settlement Deed to become law; The kohanga movement today began its closing submissions to the Waitangi Tribunal - about how it claims the Crown is threatening its survival; Land at the centre of the Crafar Farms debate is being considered for a Treaty settlement with King Country iwi; A High Court Judge has told councils, iwi leaders and managers in Bay of Plenty they should be preparing for Maori to be a major driver of New Zealand's economy in the future; A new Royal Society of New Zealand award for social science has been named after Sir Mason Durie, the deputy vice-chancellor at Massey University.