24 Jul 2012

Manu Korihi News for 24 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 24 July 2012

The South Island Iwi, Ngai Tahu, says the illegal discharge of dairy effluent into Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) is unacceptable; The Maori book publisher, Huia, is remembering the life of the acclaimed author, Margaret Mahy; Meanwhile, the Maori Party co-leader, Tariana Turia, has expressed her condolences at the passing of Margaret Mahy; The chair of a Marae near Mount Tongariro says the recent seismic activity there is nothing to worry about - he says it's just his ancestor grumbling; A Lower Hutt kohanga reo teacher says the movement is responsible for building a new generation of confident te reo speakers - fulfilling the legacy left by those kaumatua who fought for it.