2 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 2 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 2 July 2012

The lawyer for the Crafar Farm Purchase Group which includes iwi interests, has told the Court of Appeal, there's little detail in an application by a Chinese company to the Overseas Investment Office to buy 16 North Island dairy farms, of its track record in farming; Tainui Group Holdings Chief Executive expects an inland port the company plans to develop near Hamilton, will create between six and 12-thousand jobs; Ngati Kahungunu iwi is coming to the end of another series of successful Matariki celebrations; The Maori Language Commission is calling for entries for this year's Maori language awards.