2 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 2 September 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 2 September 2013

A prominent Maori leader opposed to asset sales, says he's excited by news a referendum is to be held on the Government's asset sales programme; Labour's Maori council has come out in support of Shane Jones - in his bid to become the party's next leader; The former Labour government cabinet minister, John Tamihere, says even if Shane Jones doesn't win the party leadership, he has made himself relevant again; Hapu in Rotorua have presented the Transport Agency with a nearly 2,500 strong petition against a roading project that cuts through tribal land.