15 Nov 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 November 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 15 November 2013

A Ngati Hau descendent is challenging the way government reaches treaty settlements saying they're achieved by breaching the Treaty of Waitangi; The chair of Te Runanga o Ngapuhi, Sonny Tau, says it's unlikely to support the move to have one council ruling Northland, unless Maori are given more say in it; The Maori Blind Society is encouraging visually-abled rangatahi who can speak Maori to help provide visual descriptions for popular tv programmes; Six-hundred people are attending this year's Maori Language Week Awards starting soon in Gisborne; Hundreds of school children have taken the stage with a Pacific flair in Auckland this week as part of the Pacific Living Arts Festival.