3 Apr 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 April 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 3 April 2014

The head of the Ngapuhi authority, Sonny Tau, believes hapu or sub-tribes are being 'egged' on by some money-hungry lawyers to fight the treaty settlement process; The Mana Party fears the government is secretly planning to get rid of the Maori Language Commission and the Maori Broadcasting Funding Agency, and bring their operations and funding under a Maori focussed state agency; The way Maori land is governed and managed is being reformed; The Green Party has chosen Jack Tautokai McDonald to stand again in the western Maori seat of Te Tai Hauauru.