12 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 March 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 12 March 2014

Members of a Palmerston North iwi have been dealt a blow to their campaign to stop the Crown settling a Treaty claim with an urban authority; The Kohanga Reo National Trust has told a parliamentary committee that the wider whanau, not just parents, are vital in the development of Maori children; The former cabinet minister and outgoing National MP, Chris Tremain, says New Zealand should be bilingual, but he wouldn't force people to learn another language; A new set of rules to protect and restore marine life in the Waikato River has been signed off by the government.