13 Jul 2011

Manu Korihi News for 13 July 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 13 July 2011

The number of properties set aside for Treaty settlements is growing - putting pressure on the Government department that looks after the buildings, and affecting their condition; The Minister of Maori Affairs, Pita Sharples, is defending comments he made during a televised debate this week that Maori have special measures so those lagging behind can catch up; A delay in a deed of settlement has held up the moving of an ancestral meeting house from Te Papa Tongarewa back to Poverty Bay.