30 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 30 April 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 30 April 2013

The people of Te Aitanga a Hauiti are preparing to welcome more than a thousand manuhiri or visitors to their marae in Tologa Bay for the tangi of Parekura Horomia; And the Maori Language Commission is among a number of Maori organisations paying tribute to Mr Horomia; A new study shows there has been a large increase in the number of Maori infected with the superbug MRSA; An iwi leader says the Far North District Council is working hard to support tangata whenua, despite not consulting with some local tribes before letting the BBC film on Ninety Mile Beach.