3 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 March 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 3 March 2014

The government has confirmed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge won't being visiting the Maori King at Turangawaewae Marae, because they only had an hour and a half to spare; Six iwi have bought into a large forestry business, which is valued at two and a half billion dollars; The High Court is deciding if the right process was followed in the appointment of a new trustee to the Crown Forestry Rental Trust; The Maori Party co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell, says six people seeking more than half a million dollars compensation for the Urewera raids have a strong case; The Wellington Maori Rugby team - Te Upoko o Te Ika - proved to be too powerful for Manawatu by winning the Hikaia Amohia Shield over the weekend.