5 Apr 2012

Manu Korihi News for 5 April 2012

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 5 April 2012

The Moriori leader Maui Solomon says he has little faith in planned new marine protection legislation, which he describes as a further attempt to erode Chatham Islanders' rights over their natural resources; The Maori owners of a reserve with the best water in Whangarei, are fine-tuning their claim on it, for the Waitangi Tribunal; The introduction of free milk in low-decile Northland schools has had an unexpected spin-off: in at least one school - it's improved punctuality; Catholic kapa haka groups have been practising to goto the Hokianga Harbour this year for the annual Maori Catholic Easter Celebration, the Hui Aranga.