12 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 12 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 12 October 2011

The chair of Ngai Te Rangi Runanga says tangata whenua in Tauranga are feeling helpless - because there's little they can do to stop oil washing ashore; The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry says a bacterial disease never seen before in New Zealand, is behind hundreds of deformed and dead kanakana or lamprey, being found in the Mataura river in Southland; Organisers of the annual Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Lectures, say this year's event held on Monday at Ngata College in Ruatoria, was a great success; Victoria University is celebrating 21 years of enabling more Maori to get into law.