12 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 November 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 12 November 2013

The Waitangi Tribunal is recommending the iwi of the Central North Island be compensated for water use by the Tongariro Power Development Scheme; Parliament has ruled comments by a contender of a top job at Maori Television will go on the record after his iwi complained a Labour MP made false allegations about him under parliamentary privilege; A new poll shows voters in the Northland Maori electorate of Te Tai Tokerau are disillusioned with the National Government's policies heading into the 2014 general election; The South Island representative for the Maori midwives network, Nga Maia, says tangata whenua have the least intervention when giving birth.