2 Mar 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 2 March 2012

From Morning Report, 6:28 am on 2 March 2012

The former head of the Waitangi Fisheries Commission, Shane Jones, says employing Maori in the fishing industry should be a priority; Five Midland District Health Boards will today sign a new document committing to work together towards making the central North Island smokefree; A Senior Law Lecturer at Waikato University's Te Piringia-Faculty of Law, says many of the outcomes from an extensive study of North American Indian economic development, are applicable to Maori; The Auckland hapu, Ngati Whatua o Kaipara, says it's looking for someone with 'pizazz' to become its first Chief Executive, after the sub-tribe settled its Treaty claims; The manager of Omaka marae in Blenheim says a marae DIY project is helping to reconnect descendants with their marae and has generated huge community support beyond the complex.