13 Jun 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 13 June 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 13 June 2013

It's been ruled that an iwi of Te Arawa waka does not have eligible ownership rights to Rotorua land returned to the tribe by the Crown, including the popular geothermal tourist centre, Te Puia; The Maori Party MP, Te Ururoa Flavell, wants all Maori to be automatically listed on the Maori electoral roll; An environmental scientist warns tangata whenua are going to loose longfin eels - a customary treasure - because of commercial fishing; The Government says it's taking steps to ensure its Treaty settlement promises are iwi are not broken.