17 Jun 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 June 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:45 am on 17 June 2015

A Te Atiawa kaumatua says he wants a statutory Maori board established in New Plymouth after the failed attempt to create a Maori ward; An expert in Maori law says the Government has been acting outside its power over the sale of public land in Auckland, which was in the process of being handed to iwi; New research shows the immune systems of Maori are genetically distinct from those of European descent; Taranaki Maori have been celebrating Puanga this week - their version of Matariki or the Maori New Year.