31 Aug 2011

Manu Korihi News for 31 August 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 31 August 2011

A Whanganui River kaumatua says the new Governor-General who was sworn in today deserves the honour, after a distinguished career rising through the ranks of the New Zealand Army; The Maori Affairs Minister has announced the names of two new members to fill vacancies at the Waitangi Tribunal; A Tainui kaumatua says a backlash against a beer called Maori King is a lesson for anyone else who insults Maori; The Ngapuhi board Tuhoronuku has begun a second round of hui - this time in the Far North - seeking the mandate to settle the iwi's treaty claims.