11 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 11 March 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 11 March 2014

The Prime Minister, John Key, says the government isn't bound by any principles in the Treaty of Waitangi to include Maori symbols on any new flag; The Mana Party says it has time on its side and is better prepared to win more seats in the next elections; Descendants of the Bay of Plenty tribe Te Mana o Ngati Rangitihi are being asked to back a bid to strike a settlement with the Crown; The head of a new kaupapa Maori retreat in the Hawke's Bay says teaching karanga will improve the self-esteem of the women which will benefit whanau.