7 May 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 7 May 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:25 am on 7 May 2015

A Motiti Island sub-tribe has accused Heritage New Zealand of being incompetent because it hasn't dealt with an application the hapu says it submitted more than a year ago; A National-list MP of Ngai Tahu descent is encouraging young Maori individuals to become involved with local community boards to advocate for tangata whenua; The chair of Nga Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara is relieved a joint forest venture is over because he says it means the land will now be returned to its shareholders; A Whanganui tribe is galvanising its members to strengthen its negotiating position with the Crown.