16 Jul 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 July 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 16 July 2013

A Bay of Plenty iwi, Ngati Makino, says it's losing money by helping to clean up the mess left behind by the Rena disaster - but the tribe says it's worth it; The head of the Maori Affairs Select Committee, Tau Henare, says some Cabinet ministers support compensating two brothers who received life-changing injuries in the defence force; The Maori Party says it will sit with whoever is in government, no matter how hard it is; The chair of the Maori Economic Development Panel, Ngahiwi Tomoana, says strengthening ties with the indigenous people of Taiwan is a natural fit.