25 Jan 2012

Manu Korihi News for 25 January 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:45 pm on 25 January 2012

The Governor General says he really wanted to join the Ratana Church celebrations today, which is the actual anniversary of the birth of the movement's founder; Ngapuhi's Chief Executive is keen to set up an ongoing relationship with museums which house taonga of importance to the tribe; The Historic Places Trust says its decision to double the size of a wahi tapu site at Waikanae on the Kapiti Coast, reflects the historical and cultural signifiance of the area; The Forestry Industry Enigneering Assocation says there are opportunities for Maori to become direct owners of forestry businesses.