23 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 23 March 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 23 March 2012

An audit has found Auckland Council's obligations to Maori under Te Tiriti o Waitangi need to be urgently addressed; The Crown's today expected to present its final evidence to the Waitangi Tribunal - hearing an urgent claim brought by the Kohanga movement, which wants to become self managed; The Maori Economic Development Panel has just held the first of three open hui in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch, as part of its brief to find ways of substantially boosting the Maori economy, which is currently worth 37-billion dollars; Today eleven Maori cultural groups take centre stage in front of a huge audience in Canberra for the biggest kapa haka festival in Australia.