23 Aug 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 23 August 2013

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 23 August 2013

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment wants an assurance that panellists who'll review the status of long-fin eels will be right for the job; Ngapuhi claimants are finding there's no money for expert witnesses as they prepare to take historic grievances to the Waitangi Tribunal; The former Labour Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels, says David Shearer's main problem as party leader was that he was too nice for the job; The new cultural co-leader of Te Papa Tongarewa - the National Museum of New Zealand - says he wants to strengthen the museum's links with tangata whenua.