27 Jun 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 June 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 27 June 2013

The Government says it's restricted in what it can do to help eight central North Island tribes to share large forestry blocks among themselves; The man standing for the Maori Party in the Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election believes his competitors have a lot of catching up to do to gain the peoples' trust; Another descendant of Hone Heke's family has cast doubt on claims that the chief's bones were removed from his burial cave two years ago; Te Atiawa kaumatua, Sam Jackson, says portraits of Maori royalty, chiefs and Pakeha brought together for the first time in more than 125 years are taonga.