12 Jun 2012

Manu Korihi News for 12 June 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 12 June 2012

The Maori Land Court has ruled that a taonga tuturu or artefact found north of Wellington belongs to Ngati Toa and not the man who discovered it near his property; The Minister of Internal Affairs, Chris Tremain, says the decision to re-locate the Treaty of Waitangi was made after consultation with some Maori groups; The Chair of Turanganui a Kiwa iwi in Gisborne, says they would like to see a change in the way Crown Research Institutes work with Maori; An annual Maori music festival is celebrating 10 years of showcasing contemporary Maori artists at Wellington's Pipitea Marae on Saturday.