17 Dec 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 December 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 17 December 2012

A collective of Waikato hapu has suggested it could take a separate legal case over the Crown's treatment of the Treaty of Waitangi in the water claims battle; Ngai Tuhoe iwi says being able to take over the lease of the motor camp at Lake Waikaremoana, would help re-connect the tribe to Te Urewera; A group representing lawyers and judges is commending a new police and iwi strategy to reduce the prosecution of Maori by 25% - even though they say it's a long shot; Politicians are waiting for answers on the effects of welfare reforms on Maori.