9 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 9 April 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 9 April 2013

Tuwharetoa is pushing for Mighty River Power to pay several millions of dollars a year for using the tribe's property; New Zealand's only Maori owned and controlled dairy company is signing a deal today with the Chinese company Shanghai Pengxin for milk from the former Crafar Farms to be processed into UHT products to export to China; A Maori health worker in eastern Bay of Plenty is shocked that throat swab follow ups aren't being done as part of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention programme; Dental health specialists say Maori health is suffering due to a dire shortage of dentists in rural and deprived urban Maori communities.