21 Nov 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 21 November 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:49 pm on 21 November 2012

The guardians of the area around Mount Tongariro say today's eruption shows the mountain's warrior status, and makes the people of Ngati Tuwharetoa happy see the maunga come alive; Meanwhile, a tribe within Tongariro National Park is telling its people not to be fearful of seismic activity on neighbouring Mount Ruapehu - but they should be prepared; An Aboriginal tribal elder from Western Australia says more and more museums around the world are appreciating the significance of repatriating ancestral remains back to their traditional homelands; Ngai Tahu is about to have a bigger say in resource management decisions made by local authorities in Otago.