23 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi for 23 May 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 23 May 2014

The Labour Party is re-opening nominations for the Tamaki Makaurau seat; The Maori Party has chosen its candidate to stand in the general elections for the southern Maori seat of Te Tai Tonga; The principal of Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Whakawatea, Susanne Simmons-Kopa, is defending its spending 5-thousand-dollars on Christmas gift vouchers for staff; A Maori delegation to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues have expressed their concerns about protecting their land and customary rights.