5 Mar 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 5 March 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 5 March 2013

A United Nations report has urged the government to ensure that the partial privatisation of energy companies doesn't take away Maori rights to freshwater; Meanwhile, the Maori Council says Treaty partners' claim to water rights doesn't end with defeat in the Supreme Court; A safety committee's been set up to oversee a Rotorua lake where an iwi group pushed the local council to unlock a gate to the public; An Auckland tribal organisation says it's been very beneficial working more closely with neighbouring iwi and government agencies on roading projects of national importance in the region.