9 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 9 October 2012

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 9 October 2012

Te Papa Museum is praising the generosity of overseas museums in helping repatriate hundreds of ancestral Maori remains to their tribal descendants; The Department of Conservation in Northland says the future settlement of Treaty claims by iwi in the region, was an added incentive to appoint its first iwi relations manager; The Maori King movement says a dawn voyage by war canoe yesterday was a message to the Government that tangata whenua will defend their water rights; 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 more children doing better at school.