30 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 30 September 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 30 September 2013

An Auckland consortium wants to establish a Maori and Pacific centre on the waterfront, aimed at celebrating both cultures and attracting tourism dollars; The Maori Council is calling for a new round of hui to be held on the future of the legislation that oversees the national Maori body; The Ministry for Culture and Heritage says a bill to give intellectual property rights to the 28th Maori Battalion was inspired by the last remaining veterans themselves; The author of a compendium on Maori Customary Law says past changes to its concepts have been driven by government departments who have wanted to use them.