25 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 25 September 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 25 September 2013

The MP for Ikaroa-Rawhiti, Meka Whaitiri, says she's puzzled by the Government's decision to block her bid to welcome to Parliament a group of First Nations people from Canada; Te Arawa in the Bay of Plenty says iwi consultation to open mining tenders in the region seems tokenistic because Maori sacred sites weren't removed from the zone; A line up of experts has been selected to run an Independent Board of Inquiry to consider if a major Waikato-Tainui development should go ahead; The Treaty lawyer, Paul Majurey, is taking a seat on the Board of Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand.