27 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 27 March 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 27 March 2012

A Waikato-Tainui kaumatua and historian says the Maori King movement is mourning the loss of a Royal blood relative of the pacific, the Tongan King, George Tupou, the fifth; Ruapehu District Council is being criticised by a local iwi for allowing a car rally to go ahead in Tongariro National Park; The biggest Maori-owned fisheries firm, Aotearoa Fisheries, has joined forces with Massey University - so the sector can be researched; The Housing Minister Phil Heatley says Maori trusts around the country are achieving good things for their people by taking up the government's offer of subsidies for new community housing.