4 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 4 November 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 4 November 2013

The long-drawn-out wrangle over alternate trustees on the Crown Forestry Rental Trust has finally been sorted - by court order; The Labour Party's new Maori vice-president, Nanaia Mahuta, says targeting all Maori seats in the next general election will be among the priorities in her new role; The new mayor of Rotorua, Steve Chadwick, suspects the council's Maori advisory body, Te Arawa Standing Committee, will be abolished and replaced by a new model; Two Maori organisations are to offer study scholarships to Maori students.