9 Nov 2012

Te Manu Korihi News for 9 November 2012

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 9 November 2012

The Auckland company hoping to set up an export water-bottling business at Whangarei's Poroti Springs says it may be willing to share its water right with tangata whenua; A Poroti spokesperson, Taipari Munro, says there may be possibilities to work with Zodiac - but first there must be a genuine relationship between the hapu, and the company; The Ngapuhi leader, Sonny Tau, says calls for the runanga step to aside from the iwi's Treaty claims are unrealistic; The Crown's selected a number of new areas that could be searched for oil - but there's already opposition from one iwi that calls it resource exploitation; A Queensland policeman says with the increasing Maori population in the Australian state it is important the police have more officers on the beat who reflect their community.