2 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 2 August 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 2 August 2012

Labour's Maori Affairs spokesperson, Parekura Horomia, says Sir Tumu te Heuheu, is stepping down from key Ngati Tuwharetoa roles to reduce his workload - but will remain the tribe's paramount chief; An iwi has won some political support over its fight to stop Hauturu-Little Barrier island in the Hauraki Gulf being included in a hapu's Treaty settlement package; Two Maori authors have been recognised at this year's New Zealand Post Book Awards, taking home two of the awards; An Auckland school has been awarded for its environmental work which includes the creation of a traditional Maori healing garden.