5 Nov 2012

Manu Korihi News for 5 November 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 5 November 2012

Olympic, paralympic and world champions will vie for top honours at this year's Maori Sports Awards to be held in Auckland later this month; Total Government spending on Treaty settlements has broken through the one billion dollar barrier; The celebrated waka builder Hec Busby has won Maori Land Court support to subdivide his own land in the Far North; The Independent Maori Statutory Board has drawn a line under Auckland Council's earlier decision to block senior Maori representatives from taking part in setting next year's city budget; While many New Zealanders will be enjoying fireworks and celebrating Guy Fawkes today - Wellington High School is commemorating a famous day in Maori history - Parihaka.