6 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 6 May 2014

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 6 May 2014

The Maori Party's newly-selected candidate for Hauraki-Waikato has fired the first shot in the battle for the seat; Te Taitokerau iwi, Ngatiwai, says it's been called on by the Ministry for Primary Industries to be part of any National Biosecurity response in the region; A Waikato-Tainui kaumatua is applauding the Maori King for speaking out about his son, who will be sentenced for burglary and theft charges in July; The government won't be appealing against an Environment Court decision preventing it from taking Maori land for a major road north of Wellington.