4 Aug 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 4 August 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:46 pm on 4 August 2015

Prominent lawyer, Donna Hall, is questioning the authority of those who ditched her as the Māori council's legal representative on the Trans Pacific Partnership claim; A Ngāti Porou educationalist and former broadcaster has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Māori Language Commission; A Te Ātiawa hapū remains confident a new six million dollar marae will be built in New Plymouth despite the challenges the project has faced; A recent death in the water at Tora in south Wairarapa has prompted a local iwi to put a rāhui, or a traditional restriction in place that forbids people from swimming or taking kaimoana in the area.