15 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 15 October 2012

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

Ngati Kahungunu has just finished a series of consultation hui with hapu from Wairarapa to Northern Hawke's Bay, to discuss fresh water; The Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust Board in Auckland says changes which the Government has made to the Kainga Whenua Loans Scheme, are timely and pragmatic; A Wellington building consultant says as Maori become more influential in the design of new structures, their stories and culture will become a prominent face in architecture; The Department of Conservation says a new programme collecting feathers from Kiwi bred in overseas zoos will benefit kairaranga or weavers all over New Zealand.