15 Apr 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 15 April 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:51 pm on 15 April 2014

Iwi will now be included in a Fisheries Bill clamping down on the mistreatment and underpayment of foreign crews; Auckland is defying a national trend among most other regions, who are recording increases in the proportion of Maori; Ngati Kahungunu is satisfied a Board of Inquiry has recognised the tribe's environmental concerns in its draft decision on the controversial Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme; A Maori member of the Crown Forestry Rental Trust, Maanu Paul, says there are already signs of progress as it moves to mend a serious breakdown within the organisation; Stargazers are being warned tonight's blood moon in Maori tradition signifies an omen.