17 Dec 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 December 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:28 am on 17 December 2014

The Labour Party says a letter to an Iwi Leaders Group reprimanding its representative at the Climate Change hui in Peru, is a heavy handed attempt at shutting down differing opinions; A Waitangi Tribunal judicial conference to set the boundaries for claims made by Maori military veterans will be heard today; The Maori Medical Practitioners Assocation's says public health sector funding cuts could be a disaster or an opportunity for Maori services; A call for tangata whenua to pay millions in unpaid rates has prompted an academic to say councils owe Maori money rather than the other way around.