19 Mar 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 19 March 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 19 March 2013

A shareholder of a Far North Maori organisation is growing impatient with the pace of a police investigation into a fire on coastal customary land; A tribe pushing for a freeze on the fishing of longfin tuna or eels in the Wairarapa is questioning the accuracy of official stock numbers; A Maori studies researcher says despite New Zealand migrants in Australia being denied access to federal government benefits, the lucrative opportunities for them there far outweigh the risks; Organisers of a project aiming to restore a crib that was home to New Zealand's most celebrated Maori poet have raised more than 20-thousand dollars towards the work.