28 Aug 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 28 August 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:48 pm on 28 August 2015

A Whangarei kaumatua says the Norwegian petroleum company Statoil is trampling rangatiratanga underfoot by choosing to deal behind closed doors with select groups of Maori; Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou and the Gisborne District Council have agreed in principle to jointly manage natural resources in the region; A scholarship has been launched by Waikato-Tainui and the New Zealand Transport Agency to mark the start of construction of the latest section of the Waikato Expressway; Taranaki iwi will sign their Treaty Deed of Settlement next week on Saturday the 5th of September.