2 Feb 2012

Manu Korihi News for 2 February 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:50 pm on 2 February 2012

The president of the Maori Wardens Association is worried Maoridom may lose out because of possible job cuts at Te Puni Kokiri; Bay of Plenty Regional Council has almost completed preparations for a half million dollar project, which will improve the health of the lake Rotoehu and reduce the chance of algal blooms; The Pacific Island Affairs Minister Hekia Parata, says she's open to discussion about officially recognising Pacific languages in New Zealand; The Maori Research Institute has decided to postpone holding its first national conference in Rotorua until mid September.