17 Oct 2012

Manu Korihi News for 17 October 2012

From Morning Report, 6:26 am on 17 October 2012

The Maori Council is relying on tribes to fund a legal case against the Government's decision to partially privatise the hydro electric power generator Mighty River power; One of the Maori Council's water claimants says it will pay towards the legal costs of court action to stop the sale of the state power company, Mighty River Power; The Waitangi National Trust plans to have a ten million dollar upgrade of the Treaty grounds completed in time for the one hundred and 75th anniversary celebrations in February 2015; Iwi in Northern Hawke's Bay are excited about a collaborative project with the Department of Conservation, which aims to re-establish a range of native fauna and flora to the region.