4 Dec 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 4 December 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 4 December 2013

People of Ngati Kauwhata of Manawatu travelled to Parliament today - where they accused the Crown of being 'hell bent' on completing Treaty settlements; The police commissioner, Peter Marshall, wants to visit the community of the Bay of Plenty settlement of Ruatoki before he leaves his role next year; The Mana Party leader, Hone Harawira, says Tuhoe descendants caught up in Operation 8 deserve better and more than Mr Marshall just talking to the iwi leader, Tamati Kruger; But Tamati Kruger, is amazed by the Mana leader's comment - which he says highlights exactly what he and the police commissioner intend to do; The Whanau Ora Minister, Tariana Turia, says people are worried that an authority chaired by the broadcaster Willie Jackson is up for a commissioning agency role;