30 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 30 October 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 30 October 2012

Ministers are supporting a suggestion to set up a one-stop shop to help more Maori build homes on customary land; A tribal parliament being set up by Te Arawa will be charged with getting its delegates onto mainstream governing boards that make decisions over resources such as water; The son of Dame Whina Cooper - who led one of the most memorable hikoi to parliament in 1975 - says the signing off of a Far North's iwi treaty settlement has achieved his mother's dreams; The Maori Tourism body wants the regions to do a better job of showing off New Zealand culture to international visitors; A series of hui for Iwi and hapu to talk about how to design a new constitution gets underway in the Far North from today.