26 Jun 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 26 June 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 26 June 2013

The government is to advertise a controversial deed of mandate next month, to settle the Ngapuhi claims; The Maori Party co-leader, Pita Sharples, has defended allegations he hasn't been "visible" enough in promoting Te Reo; Meanwhile, the Maori Party MP for Waiariki, Te Ururoa Flavell, has become Deputy Chair of the Maori Affairs Select Committee; The Mana Party candidate in the race for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti seat says he's taking young voters by the car load to the polling booths; A set of tukutuku - or traditional Maori panels - are being shown off in the Bay of Plenty - before they head to the United Nations in New York.