27 Mar 2012

Manu Korihi News for 27 March 2012

From Morning Report, 6:28 am on 27 March 2012

The smoke-free co-ordinator at a central North Island Maori girls' boarding school, says the recent price hike of cigarettes has led to fewer rangatahi taking up the habit; Tai Tokerau's river patrol man, Millan Ruka, has distanced himself from a new national body set up to defend the nation's waterways; An executive at Aotearoa Credit Union is going behind bars to put prisoners straight about their finances; Northland hapu working to protect the region's dwindling eel population are hoping to save hundreds by netting them at a Whangarei hydro station.