3 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 April 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 3 April 2013

Ngati Maniapoto has become the first Iwi to sign a joint management agreement with a number of local councils to help protect the Waipa River; The government is calling for feedback on recommendations that aim to improve rules over Maori land - potentially unlocking economic opportunities; A Maori-owned wine company says the big dry spell means it will be in for a bumper harvest and 2013 could be one of its best vintage years; The South Island iwi, Ngai Tahu, has launched a new training programme for potential future directors of the tribe's commercial business.