21 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 21 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 21 August 2012

The Maori King has told tangata whenua to protect their rights over waterways; An extensive report into how a sex offender was hired in schools says whanaungatanga - or family connections - suited the opportunistic style that Te Rito Miki used to get work; Hone Harawira has accused the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Christopher Finlayson, of holding secret meetings with iwi over water rights claims; A Ngati Tuwharetoa hapu is commending government agencies that have been monitoring volcanic activity on Mount Tongariro.