6 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 6 March 2012

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 6 March 2012

A prominent Maori academic from Hawke's Bay, says retired High Court judge Sir Rodney Gallen from Havelock North who died on Saturday, was highly regarded by members of Ngai Tuhoe; The Chairman of Ngati Kahungunu iwi, says the Government proposes to weaken legislation on partial state asset sales; The head of a Trust which aims to build a Maori economy, says a new scholarship for Maori university students, may help secure them jobs before they finish studying; The first round of judging has just started of Maori dairy farmers vying to win the Maori Excellence in Farming Award.