15 Mar 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 March 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 15 March 2013

A Maori-run farming operation in Whanganu is being forced to sell some stock early - because of the severe drought conditions hitting the region hard; Maori are being urged to decide whether they want to be on the Maori or General Roll before it's too late; An author and specialist on Maori inmates says New Zealand is leading the world in the way it works with indigenous people in jail and courts; The company proposing to build a rubbish transfer station in Rotorua has agreed to provide a goodwill gesture to the community where it's to be built - and will empty bins for free.