15 May 2012

Manu Korihi News for 15 May 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 15 May 2012

A Nga Puhi woman campaigning to save a piece of land in Sydney, which she says rightfully belongs to Maori and Aboriginal people, says an archaeological assessment of the site maybe the only way to prove ownership; The late Dr Hone Kaa, had one more gift to give to the Maori child welfare organisation he set up before he died in March - and that was to pre-arrange who would take his place as chairperson; A South Taranaki iwi incorporation says it's working with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries on customary rights protocols and fisheries plans to conserve kaimoana stocks in their coastal rohe; An anti-violence campaigner, Parekotuku Moore, is preparing to take to the stage tonight as the only Maori woman at the Wellington International Comedy Festival.