3 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 March 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:53 pm on 3 March 2014

Six iwi have bought into a large forestry business, which is valued at two and a half billion dollars; The Northland tribal group Ngati Hine has voted to pull out of the planned settlement for Ngapuhi; The government has confirmed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge won't being visiting the Maori King at Turangawaewae Marae, because the Kingitanga wanted longer than the allocated hour and a half to see them; 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 co-leader of the Maori Party, 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.