26 Mar 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 26 March 2014

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 26 March 2014

A Coromandel hapu isn't convinced that isolating infected kauri trees will stop the spread of kauri dieback disease; A contingent of Whanganui River iwi will gather at parliament this afternoon to sign the tribe's deed of settlement with the Crown; A Ngapuhi lawyer says the process of electing people to the iwi's new mandate authority has been too fast for many to fully grasp it; A hapu, which wants the entire wreck of the Rena removed, suggests a council of elders has been bribed - now that it's issued a letter saying it's leaning towards supporting the ship being left where it is.