17 Feb 2012

Manu Korihi News for 17 February 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 17 February 2012

Tukoroirangi Morgan is criticising members of the Waikato-Tainui executive for proposing to hold a meeting without completing elections of its members; The Ngati Kahungunu Chair, Ngahiwi Tomoana, says more Maori businesses are now starting to see China as an important market to enter, as New Zealand becomes more focused on its relationship with Asia; The long term future has been secured for a crib in South Otago, which was home to New Zealand's most celebrated Maori poet; Creative New Zealand is streamlining its application process for groups who want the arts thriving on their marae.