7 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 7 March 2012

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 7 March 2012

A union leader says it's time for tribes to get serious about providing jobs for Maori in the fishing industry; The national stop smoking service, Quitline, says the January price hike of cigarettes flooded the organisation with calls for help - a significant number of them being Maori; Members of Te Rarawa in the Far North want to know how a Treaty settlement package will help them with housing, health, and education; A project organised by a small team from Kohupatiki Marae in Hawke's Bay, aimed at increasing the population of black flounder in their local river, is seeking support from locals.