16 Apr 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 16 April 2014

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 16 April 2014

The Maori fisheries trust, Te Ohu Kaimoana, is disappointed the Government has dropped iwi exemptions to new laws stopping the use of foreign fishing boats; The chair of the Crown Forestry Rental Trust says it can get the job of funding treaty claimants done despite troubled relationships between trustees; The Maori Council and Federation of Maori Authorities are back to the drawing board on appointments to the Crown Forestry Rental Trust; A collective of marae say its appeals for the protection of the environment have been vindicated in a decision on a major controversial water storage project; Census officials report rangatahi are riding to the rescue of Te Reo, as the overall number of Maori language speakers goes into decline.