23 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 23 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 23 July 2012

The Canterbury Regional Council says it has used a cultural impact statement from Ngai Tahu for the first time in a court case; The Maori Council's legal team says it's busy responding to new, written Crown evidence presented to the Waitangi Tribunal hearing into water rights; A co-chair of the Maori Council, Maanu Paul, says the government's proposed bonus share scheme is a last ditch attempt to try and entice people to invest in state-owned assets; A Tuhoe kaumatua based in Nelson is praising the younger generation in his rohe for pushing for a Maori language immersion school.