16 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 September 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:51 pm on 16 September 2013

A former Maori Affairs Minister, Dover Samuels, says the Labour Party missed out on an opportunity to cross the racial divide by not choosing Shane Jones to lead it; A tribal trust in Bay of Plenty wants the green light from Ngati Rangitihi to go ahead and negotiate its Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the Crown; A Maori woman who was turned away from a Japanese bathhouse, because of her facial moko, says having it referred to as a fashion statement tattoo was insulting; Maori singer-songwriter, Maisey Rika, has won five of six catergories she was nominated for - as part of this year's Maori Music Awards.