17 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 April 2013

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 17 April 2013

The fishing company Sealord has told a Parliamentary committee it wants to continue using foreign charter vessels without having to reflag them as New Zealand boats; A health specialist says life expectancy has improved for Maori because fewer are smoking; The National Indigenous Television channel in Australia says viewers are getting behind the Maori Television programmes it screens; A Maori academic who is leading the faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta, says he wants to lift the department's profile on campus.