25 Jan 2012

Manu Korihi News for 25 January 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 25 January 2012

The Governor General, Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae, says it's a different feeling returning home to Ratana Pa as the head of state; Ngapuhi's Chief Executive says an exhibition of art which opens in Kaikohe tonight, marks the start of the iwi's annual festival, which celebrates the culture and pride of the largest tribe in New Zealand; The Forestry Industry Engineering Association says there are opportunities for Maori to become direct owners of forestry businesses; The Historic Places Trust has agreed to double the size of a wahi tapu site at Waikanae on the Kapiti Coast.