9 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 9 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 9 November 2011

The head of a Tauranga iwi doubts the government can afford to keep the beaches and sea clean in the long run, following the grounding of the container ship, Rena; A housing group is challenging a Government department to release funds to help more Maori own their own home; Maori authors are preparing to attend the Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book Awards being held at Massey University in just over two weeks' time in Palmerston North; A United States aerospace engineer, who's from Rotorua, says once he returns home he wants to help young Maori realise they can achieve anything they want to.