26 Jun 2012

Manu Korihi News for 22 June 2012

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 26 June 2012

The Maori Council is attempting to reassert itself as a political force - making leadership changes and is driving to advise the Government on all things Maori; The body of last final Maori Battalion officer is being taken to his marae at Cape Runaway this morning for his tangi; A Maori company, Wakatu Incorporation, says the Tasman District Council is putting the Moteuka community at risk by not upgrading the stopbanks in the lower Motueka Valley; The Atamira Dance company says its hopes their performances will leave a lasting impression on people when they attend the Pacific Arts Festival in the Solomon Islands next week.