22 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 22 May 2014

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 22 May 2014

The Independent Maori Statutory Board's slamming the Auckland Council for spending only a fraction of the money it's set aside for Maori initiatives; A Whangarei hapu, Patuharakeke, is seeking an urgent hearing in the Waitangi Tribunal to stop the sale of ancestral lands owned by Mighty River Power; A specialist researcher is describing levels of gout in New Zealand as reaching epidemic proportions, with Maori the worst-affected; More money is being injected into funding treaty claimants as the government pushes on with its goal to settle all claims with willing iwi over the next year.