23 Dec 2011

Manu Korihi News for 23 December 2011

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 23 December 2011

A meatworker at CMP's lamb processing plant in Marton, says Christmas will still be hard, despite workers being allowed back at work next week; A kaitiaki on Motiti island in the Bay of Plenty, says there are a couple of small positives to the container ship Rena causing near the island; Women's Refuge is encouraging people to offer as much support as possible during the festive season, to any woman they know in a violent relationship who's struggling to provide for her whanau; A Ngati Porou Fisheries researcher says there are many benefits for iwi, in having scientific data collected on the quality of sea water between Poverty Bay and East Cape.