20 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 20 May 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 20 May 2014

Labour's Tamaki Makaurau electoral nominee, Will Flavell, predicts the Maori Party will lose the electorate at the upcoming election because it mainly serves kaumatua, not rangatahi; An Auckland iwi is desperate for more land for an urupa or cemetary as it plans for the potential discovery of ancestral remains in future airport developments; The Hawke's Bay iwi, Ngati Kahungunu, says it could potentially become an investor in the controversial Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme, but only if changes are made to the dam proposal; Waikato University and the national organisation for kapa haka - Te Matatini have signed an agreement to develop and enhance Maori performing arts.