13 Sep 2012

Manu Korihi News for 13 September 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 13 September 2012

A national hui on water rights has heard a peak tribal body that deals with the Government will bring the most beneficial outcome for Maori; Some who travelled to the hui, recognised the significant of the day; A partnership of North Island Iwi with fish quota assets says while it has big ambitions of becoming more active in fishing, more of its people need to be working in the industry; Researchers looking at Bioprospecting - the sourcing of drugs of from traditional medicines - have found that three geographically separate cultures, including Maori, use similar plants for the same healing purposes; A traditional Maori seafarer says the elements his crew are faced with remind them about how brave their ancestors were when they sailed from the Pacific islands to Aotearoa.