7 Dec 2011

Manu Korihi News for 7 December 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 7 December 2011

The Canadian oil and gas exploration companies Apache and Tag Oil have started consulting people in the Gisborne region about their plans; Auckland Council says it hasn't singled out the Mana Party in the trespass notice it's issued to the Occupy Auckland protesters - who are against corporate greed; Ngati Pahauwera iwi in northern Hawke's Bay says there are definitely benefits for Maori in a proposed new model of health care for the region; A Maori soldier who's received the second highest award for gallantry says his whanau is proud of his achievement, and acknowledges his army whakapapa.