4 Apr 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 4 April 2014

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 4 April 2014

The Mana Party wants the Maori Party to front up about rumours the government is proposing to axe two Maori Language state agencies, and set up a single organisation; The law's being changed to allow outsiders to be brought in to manage Maori land that's not being used; US authorities have confiscated "thousands" of Native American artefacts and taonga Maori from a private collector; A Ngapuhi lawyer, Moana Tuwhare, says the negotiating body, Tuhoronuku, is muddying the waters by claiming treaty lawyers are driving challenges from hapu.