15 May 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 May 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 15 May 2013

Te Taitokerau is conducting its own research about the impacts of mining, saying there may be benefits yet to be realised by Iwi and Hapu; A behind-the-scenes disagreement at a Waitangi Tribunal hearing funding provider remains unresolved; Maori Party MPs are vowing to support Hone Harawira's feed the kids bill, even though the party's co-leader, Tariana Turia, is putting forward a different solution to tackle the problem; A Ngapuhi businessman based in New South Wales says Maori migration to Australia is merely a continuation of what his Polynesian ancestors started more than a thousand years ago.