17 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 17 October 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 17 October 2012

About sixty five iwi are to be offered the chance to take shares in state owned enterprises; The Iwi Leaders Group is pleased that tribes have a choice to take up the shares - saying the Government has done the right thing; A Ruapehu iwi says it will hold back on the Government's offer to set aside shares in State-Owned Energy companies - until the proprietary water rights issue has been resolved; A Hastings kaupapa Maori organisation has taken out the top group award in this year's New Zealand Water Safety Awards; The Chilean ambassador to New Zealand is confident the Waka Tapu expedition sailing towards Easter Island will cement stronger bonds between the Rapanui people and Maori.