25 Aug 2011

Manu Korihi News for 25 August 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 25 August 2011

A collective of 12 iwi and hapu says its settlement negotiations with the Crown are intensive - with no firm date set for a final agreement; The Mana Party leader, Hone Harawira, says Maori Party leaders abandoned representing Te Tai Tokerau when he left them; The Salvation Army says unusually cold weather has caused a spike in demand for food parcels in Whangarei; The creative director for the Waka Maori project says it aims to give tourists during the Rugby World Cup something truly unique when they start visiting next month.