30 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 30 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 30 November 2011

The Department of Conservation is preparing to enter a co-management arrangement with a Northland hapu over one of the country's largest offshore island reserves; A descendant of the Ngati Pikiao chief, Taranui, says there's talk of trying to re-grow a sacred tree named after his rangatira, which was mistakenly cut down; The author of an award winning book on traditional Maori myths and legends, says she had no pre-conceived idea as to who would enjoy reading it; The Families Commission is hosting a wananga or a workshop in Auckland tomorrow to address the concerns of vulnerable whanau and tamariki.