15 May 2012

Manu Korihi News for 15 May 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 15 May 2012

A Maori physician says the rise in prescription charges means whanau will be forced to choose between spending on medicines and putting food on the table; A southern Taranaki iwi says the public needs to get the message that Maori customary rights to the foreshore and seabed are about protecting and sustaining fisheries for all New Zealanders; not excluding people access to the beaches; Conservationists in Northland have launched a campaign to save the native wood pigeon; The coach of the New Zealand Maori hockey team says he is consulting with team players first before putting his case to the sports international body to become a distinct team.