Speaking to the Māori Affairs Select Committee yesterday head of the Māori Television service Jim Mather said that Māori Television was gearing up to become New Zealand’s top Public Television network.
On Wednesday the Māori Affairs select committee will hear the last of the Ngāti Manawa and Ngāti Whare Claims Settlement’s, 14 oral submissions in Wellington. In late February the committee heard from submitters who suggested the bill needed to be split into two, because in its current form it rewrote history – especially with regard to wāhi tapu.
The Minister of Māori Affairs, Hon Dr Pita Sharples says the Government has welcomed the Māori Affairs Committee’s report on its inquiry into the Māori Community Development Act.
Māori Select Committee -Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill report welcomed by Minister of Treaty Settlements
In parliament todayAttorney-General Christopher Finlayson welcomed the Māori Affairs Select Committee report on the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill. Mr Finlayson announced the Government would be strengthening the Bill’s process for recognising customary marine title by providing Parliamentary scrutiny.
A senior New Zealand Māori Council member says a review of the into the operation of the Māori Community Development Act 1962 and related issues including a review of New Zealand Māori Council was a lazy effort by The Māori Affairs select committee and it showed a failure by the committee to understand the councils [...]
On Tuesday, the Far North Mayor Wayne Brown, present his oral submission against the Marine and Coastal Bill to the Māori select committee .
On Tuesday Ngāti Porou representatives presented an oral submission to the Māori select committee.
Forty submissions were heard on the Marine and Coastal Area Bill to the Māori Affairs Select Committee in Whangarei on Monday.
The Human Rights Commission wants the Crown and iwi to co-manage the marine and coastal area.
Today the Coastal Coalition and Hone Harawira will stand before the Māori select committee in Whangarei.
Auckland, December 1, the first of three days of oral submission to the Māori Affairs select committee for the Marine and Coastal Area Bill begin.
Christchurch November 30, Ngāi Tahu chairman Mark Solomon told the Māori affairs select committee that the Ngāi Tahu iwi was “angry and frustrated” with the Marine and Coastal Area Bill.
Blenheim, November 29, Māori Affairs select committee held hearings for the Marine and Coastal Area Bill.
Disagreements among committee members was aired on the first day of hearings on the replacement bill for the Foreshore & Seabed Act.