1 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 1 March 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:52 pm on 1 March 2012

Today's release of the ministerial inquiry report into the use of foreign fishing vessels confirms there are questions over why Maori aren't working in the industry; A survey of 570 Maori teenage girls who smoked everyday, shows about 250 of them quit the habit last year; Ngati Pukenga iwi in Tauranga wants the Historic Places Trust and local government to put more effort into making sure land of historical importance to Maori, undergoes an archaelogical survey before it's put up for sale; The Ruatoki Valley in central Bay of Plenty is celebrating the rebuild of a school block that was ravaged by fire in 2009.