8 Dec 2011

Manu Korihi News for 8 December 2011

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 8 December 2011

A Gisborne District Councillor says efforts by two Canadian oil exploration companies to consult with Maori about their drilling plans, is a complete contrast to the actions of the Brazilian company Petrobras; The health spokesperson for Ngati Pahauwera in northern Hawke's Bay, says the inability of many elderly people to easily access health services, is a major concern for Maori; Hosiery featuring original Maori tribal patterns designed by a customary Maori carver are soon to be stocked by a major department store; The head of the Ngati Mutunga Runanga says the tribal exhibition recently installed at New Plymouth's Puke Ariki Museum lays a foundation for the iwi to start telling their stories.