7 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 7 March 2014

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 7 March 2014

The head of the Maori Affairs Select Committee is suggesting some members of Treaty mandate body Tuhoronuku should step down, so Ngati Hine can play a part in the planned Ngapuhi settlement; Auckland's Independent Maori Statutory Board says Mana Whenua are keen to find an efficient way to provide advice on works which may affect culturally sensitive sites; The Labour Party has high hopes for a young Maori woman, Arena Williams, to represent a patch in Auckland; Getting expectant mothers in Waikato to make their own baby sleeping pods out of flax is helping them quit smoking.