9 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 9 October 2012

From Morning Report, 6:25 am on 9 October 2012

Te Papa Museum has praised the generosity of overseas museums to help repatriate hundreds of ancestral Maori remains to their tribal descendants; The Iwi Education Authority, Te Maru o Nga Kura o Aotearoa, says a greater emphasis on cultural learning as part of the national curriculum, would lead to many children doing better at school; The Maori King movement says yesterday's dawn voyage by war canoe, was a message to the Government that tangata whenua will defend their water rights; The Department of Conservation in Northland says the future settlement of Treaty claims by local iwi, was an added incentive to appoint its first iwi relations manager.