24 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 24 April 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 24 April 2012

The Race Relations Commissioner says he's disappointed by the tiny fraction of local bodies that have embraced the option of having Maori seats on council; Ngati Whatua o Orakei has told MPs it will not tolerate last minute changes to its Treaty Settlement package; A New Zealand soldier serving the Solomon Islands says during ANZAC Day tomorrow he'll be thinking of his three uncles who were in 28th Maori Battalion; The Ngai Tahu Chairman says his new role as a trustee on an organisation that promotes a clean green environment is a perfect fit - because it's in line with what his tribe already practises.