6 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 6 December 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:55 pm on 6 December 2013

The Maori King, Tuheitia, has added his condolences to Nelson Mandela's whanau and the people of South Africa; The spokesperson for the office of the Maori King, Tuku Morgan says Nelson Mandela's leadership was a beacon of hope for indigenous people; The Labour Party MP for Hauraki-Waikato says Maori will remember Nelson Mandela as a man of great dignity, humility and mana; Meanwhile, doctors treating the Maori King are to decide if he's well enough to travel to Nelson Mandela's funeral in South Africa.