17 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 17 October 2013

The Mangatangi marae in north Waikato says the granting of a new coal mine on its door step adds insult to injury after years of being 'dealt to' by the industries; The leader of a Northland campaign to get more Maori onto local authorities has set its sights on the general elections, with a focus to register Maori to vote; The leader of a Maori rights movement in Australia says New Zealanders who get seriously sick and need ongoing medical care are one of the most vulnerable groups in Australia; An Otago University scientist hopes an archaeological dig of a moa hunter site north of Oamaru will provide more information about the effect early Maori had on marine animals.