8 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 8 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 8 November 2011

The Hastings couple who will live in the first house ever constructed inside a New Zealand jail for use in the community, have nothing but praise for the five Maori inmates who built it; A group of thirteen Auckland tribes say the public will notice an increase in the care of 15 volcanic cones, once they're returned to Maori; Wairoa District Councillors have voted today to officially consult the community, before making a decision on whether to introduce Maori wards for the Local Government Elections; A Wellington business consultancy, Poutama, is picking India as a prime export market for Maori, once New Zealand secures a free trade agreement, which is expected to be early next year.