1 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 1 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 1 August 2012

Labour's spokesperson for Maori Affairs, Parekura Horomia, says Sir Tumu te Heuheu is stepping down from key executive roles with Ngati Tuwharetoa - but will still be the tribe's paramount chief; A group of MPs is urging some Aucklanders to improve their relationships with the local hapu, Ngati Whatua o Orakei; A kuia - given a formal title by Queen Elizabeth - says efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable children are not working; The South Island Iwi, Ngai Tahu, says the rejuvenation and restoration of Te Waihora is a long-term, inter-generational cause.