20 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 20 December 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 20 December 2013

The state-owned enterprise, Landcorp, has backed out of a sale of farmlands near Te Puke, which are being claimed by local iwi; The Chair of Te Runanga o Te Rarawa, Haami Piripi, says there's a belief in local government that councils are free from Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations; A Northland College student is winning praise from the Far North Mayor for a rap she wrote; Auckland University is offering Far North residents a 20-thousand dollar scholarship to help them study towards an undergraduate degree.