18 Aug 2011

Manu Korihi News for 18 August 2011

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 18 August 2011

The New Zealand Maori Council has expanded on its reasons for expelling its former spokesperson, Maanu Paul; Kohanga reo supporters go into a second day of hearings in Wellington today - arguing for an urgent hearing of their concerns by the Waitangi Tribunal; The Ngapuhi hapu opposed to early settlement of their treaty claims say a series of mandating hui should be open to the news media; The acting mayor of Whangarei, Phil Halse, says he's confident new Treaty claims involving fresh water will not threaten the public supply.