3 Apr 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 April 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 3 April 2014

The Mana Party fears the government is secretly planning to get rid of the Maori Language Commission and the Maori Broadcasting Funding Agency, and bring their operations and funding under one Maori state agency; The head of the Ngapuhi authority, Sonny Tau, believes hapu or sub-tribes are being 'egged' on by some money-hungry lawyers to fight the treaty settlement process; The way Maori land is governed and managed is being reformed; The Green Party has chosen Jack Tautokai McDonald to stand again in the western Maori seat of Te Tai Hauauru.