29 Jan 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 29 January 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:52 pm on 29 January 2015

The Maori Party wants iwi to get the first right of refusal for all state houses the government plans to sell; The Catholic Bishop in Christchurch is warning that the celebration of Mass in Te Reo Maori is diminishing, which has prompted the Maori arm of the church to call for the haahi to improve links with tangata whenua; An expert on the Treaty of Waitangi says Maori culture was ignored in the past, but the historical settlements have gone some way towards righting the disastrous effects of New Zealand's history.