18 Aug 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 18 August 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:48 pm on 18 August 2015

The Ngapuhi leader Sonny Tau has pleaded not guilty to killing five protected kereru, but says he is guilty of possessing them; A Ngai Tahu academic has challenged Maoridom's educational and tribal leaders to make way for a new generation of rangatira; Preparations are underway for the ninth anniversary of the coronation of Kingi Tuheitia in Ngaruawahia; Iwi in Tauranga and Invercargill will be given the first opportunity to buy a small cut of the state houses earmarked for sale in their rohe; While Tuhoronuku are currently holding elections for their hapu kaikorero representatives, the elections for the Pewhairangi region candidate have been cancelled.