3 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 3 September 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 3 September 2012

The Maori Council says the Government's decision to delay the first of its partial state asset sales shows it's acting in good faith; A direct descendant of a Ngati Hine ancestral chief, who signed Te Tiriti o Waitangi, says it's too early for the Government to consider a bill where public officials can swear allegiance to the treaty; The leader of a small lower North Island iwi says its partnership with the district council in a new cultural centre reinforces its local identity; The organisation charged with cleaning up the Waikato River has appointed a new funding manager; Radio Ngati Porou on the east Coast of the North Island has turned 25.