10 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 10 October 2011

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 10 October 2011

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; The Northland hapu Ngati Hine won't be giving up a fight to have its Waitangi Tribunal claims considered independently of the iwi Ngapuhi; The small settlement of Whakatu south of Napier came alive over the weekend, when more than a hundred and 50 former workers at the Hawke's Bay Farmers Meat Company sheep and beef plant, gathered to mark 25 years since it closed; 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 quarter of a century.