25 Feb 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 25 February 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 25 February 2014

Two Te Tai Tokerau tribes want to enter direct negotiations with the Crown, fearing the government will run out of funding to compensate them; Ngati Waewae in the South Island says its new deal to stump the pounamu black market will ultimately mean cheaper authentic greenstone; The Maori Party co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell, says he will be hearing directly from expatriates living in Australia about what they describe as unjust laws that treat New Zealanders unfairly; An upcoming Maori fisheries hui will explore how this year's election could benefit tribal business in the seafood sector.