28 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 28 October 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:53 pm on 28 October 2011

Ngati Porou say environmental damage caused by the Rena has increased the East Coast iwi's concern over oil exploration in the Raukumara basin off East Cape; Meanwhile, the Government is reminding people to make submissions on a bill which develops better policy for oil and gas drilling offshore; Iwi and Conservation workers are excited by the potential of a new type of possum trap, being trialled in Northland and the Urewera forests.