14 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 14 February 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 14 February 2013

A lawyer representing Treaty claimants says some are likely give up on the Waitangi Tribunal hearing their grievances - after a regular financial backer pulled out of funding a major inquiry; A rally lead by a prominent Maori leader against the Government's plans for asset sales drew a crowd of several hundred in Wellington last night; A Maori-owned forestry firm in Kawerau says its export business to China is booming after North America all but pulled out of the market place; Mourners are getting ready to bury a Ngapuhi policeman today, who was renowned for taking Maori-Police relationships to a whole new level.