10 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 10 October 2011

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 10 October 2011

The Northland hapu Ngati Hine won't be giving up a fight to have its Waitangi Tribunal claims considered independently of the iwi Ngapuhi; Tauranga iwi and hapu have mobilised members to help authorities deal with any oil that washes ashore from the grounded cargo ship in the Bay of Plenty; Massey University's Professor of Maori Research and Development, has launched a book which explores the opportunities for Maori to grow and develop over the next 25 years; Over a hundred and 50 former employees of Hawke's Bay Farmers Meat Company plant, commonly known as Whakatu, gathered over the weekend to celebrate 25 years since it closed.