6 Mar 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 6 March 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 6 March 2013

A BBC television programme has secured consent from the Far North District Council to film a super sonic car speeding along a part of 90-mile Beach or Te Oneroa-a-Tohe; Te Arawa Lakes Trust says a floating wetland the size of a rugby field, which is designed to remove tonnes of phosphorus and nitrogen each year from Lake Rotorua, is working well; Fisheries officers are hunting a group of men who've been attempting to sell paua to bakeries and take-aways in the Whangarei area; TV3 says the world's biggest kapa haka competition deserves wider coverage on mainstream channels instead of limiting it to Maori Television.