31 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 31 March 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 31 March 2014

The novelist Patricia Grace is continuing her fight against the seizure of her ancestral land for a major expressway in the Kapiti Coast - this time in the Environment Court; Hapu are being given more time to nominate representatives to take a seat on the board that will negotiate a treaty settlement for the country's biggest iwi; The Maori Party says it hopes there are systems in place to support the convicted murderer Teina Pora when he's released from prison after 21 years; A scientist says titi are completely safe to eat - even though he wants to examine feathers for radiation.