17 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 December 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 17 December 2013

A Maori rights activist has lost his appeal against his conviction of assault on a man at a lake near Levin; One of the lawyers taking a case against the Treaty settlement process says the Waitangi Tribunal is a creature of the Crown - but it's the only forum it can turn to; but the Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister, Chris Finlayson, doesn't believe the action will succeed; The Maori Broadcasting Funding Agency - Te Mangai Paho is welcoming two new board members, while two others members have been reappointed.