18 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 18 December 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 18 December 2013

A Maori organisation that had to fight for the return of ancestral land on the Kapiti Coast describes the experience as painful, arduous and frustrating; A hapu collective opposing a major roading project in Rotorua says tonight will be the first time its movement will sit down and talk to the city's new mayor about the route; A group set up to help solve issues affecting the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been expanded; The former Rugby League star and television host, Awen Guttenbiel, is encouraging whanau to have an alcohol-free Christmas Day to help bring family violence down.