28 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 28 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 28 October 2011

Iwi leaders from Coromandel to Te Araroa near East Cape have met in Tauranga today, to discuss how to restore waterways polluted by oil from the container ship Rena; Meanwhile Ngati Porou say environmental damage caused by the Rena, has magnified the East Coast iwi's concern over oil exploration in the Raukumara basin off East Cape; Iwi and Conservation workers are excited by the potential of a new type of possum trap, being trialled in Tai Tokerau and Urewera forests.