2 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 2 September 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 2 September 2013

Labour's Maori council has come out in support of Shane Jones - in his bid to become the party's next leader; The former Labour government cabinet minister, John Tamihere, says even if Shane Jones doesn't win the party leadership, he has made himself relevant again; Hapu in Rotorua have presented the Transport Agency with a nearly 2,400 strong petition against a roading project that cuts through tribal land; A prominent Maori leader, who is fiercely opposed to asset sales, says he's excited by news a referendum is to be held on the Government's asset sales programme.