8 Oct 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 8 October 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 8 October 2012

The national museum Te Papa Tongarewa, is preparing to welcome home this morning, 22 koiwi tangata or ancestral remains from two Australian museums; Te Papa's Kaihautu or Co- Leader, Michelle Hippolite, says today's repatriation is significant; An eastern Bay of Plenty iwi plans to re-commence Treaty talks with the Government, once it receives a mandate from all its hapu not just a majority of them; The South Island's biggest iwi says its commercial success is helping pay for rangatahi to become builders, carpenters and electricians.