19 Sep 2011

Manu Korihi News for 19 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:57 pm on 19 September 2011

The National Collective of Iwi Maori Social Services has been told a lack of a long term strategy is hindering progress in volatile communities; An eastern Bay of Plenty iwi has teamed up with Greenpeace to take legal action over the Government's granting of an oil exploration permit off the East Cape; The coach of the South African rugby team, Peter de Villiers, says the highlight of his life has been to visit the location where the haka, Ka Mate, originated; A 15 minute film Takau Rakau E, which was written and directed by Kararaina Rangihau from Tuai west of Wairoa, is currently screening in Washington DC, as part of National Geographic's All Roads Film Festival.