28 Sep 2011

Manu Korihi News for 28 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 28 September 2011

The descendents of Te Whakatohea chief, Mokomoko, who was wrongfully executed in the 1860s, has received a pardon from the government; The Mana Party leader has joined students in Wellington protesting against a bid to make student association membership voluntary; A lawyer submitting to a hearing on the Government's police surveillance bill - says it should be for the courts to decide on a case by case basis when covert surveillance can be used; The Labour Party candidate for the southern Maori seat says one of the main concerns among constituents in his electorate is the partial sale by National of some key state assets.