22 Feb 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 22 February 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:54 pm on 22 February 2013

Tuwharetoa and Ironman New Zealand have reached a commercial deal on the use of Lake Taupo for the annual swim, cycle and run competition - but say the details remain confidential; The Maori Spectrum Coalition says it has no option but to return to the Waitangi Tribunal or to court to secure radio spectrum rights; The body behind the world's biggest Maori performing arts competition has temporarily banned TV 3 from broadcasting footage from the event; A tribal organisation representing iwi and hapu just north of Auckland is welcoming the use of a dual name for a stretch of State Highway One that reflects the cultural importance for the region; The Hawke's Bay District Health Board says the decision to appoint its first ever Nursing Director of Maori Health Services, is part of a commitment to improving the health of all people in the region.