12 Dec 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 December 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 12 December 2012

New Zealand's largest Maori owned fishing company has posted a 25 percent drop in profit for the 2011-2012 year; A Rapanui elder from Easter Island is appealing to his Maori cousins to help save the supply of fish in the Pacific Ocean - which he says could be totally exhausted within the next 40 years because of over-fishing; One of the co-claimants in the water rights case says the judiciary has highlighted the plight of tribes in being unable to enter talks with the Crown about freshwater; The commercial arm of Ngai Tahu has appointed its new leader.