11 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 11 April 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 11 April 2013

The government has written to Ngapuhi spelling out its intention to call for feedback on a Deed of Mandate for an iwi group still struggling to unify the tribe; Trainee carpenters in Te Tairawhiti are repairing and refurbishing Ngati Porou marae and descendants' houses; The Federation of Maori Authorities says the recent Waka Tapu voyage to Rapanui or Easter Island late last year gave the tangata whenua there hope and inspiration about trade and exchange with their Maori cousins; Aboriginal broadcasters in Australia are praising Maori Television for the support they have given and sharing their knowledge and tv shows to help fill their programme content.