1 Dec 2011

Manu Korihi News for 1 December 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 1 December 2011

A tender price of between eight and 12 million dollars has been accepted for New Zealand's only privately owned Maori meeting house, built near Taupo over a hundred and 40 years ago; Auckland Council's Independent Maori Statutory Board is proposing the Council budgets 300 million dollars for Maori, as part of its Long Term Plan over 10 years; A Taranaki reo advisor says tribal descendants based at the top of the South Island are hungry to reconnect with their iwi through language and cultural courses offered through the Te Reo o Taranaki movement; Ngati Kahungunu iwi in Hawke's Bay has successfully completed the first pilot paua re-seeding project in the region.