14 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 14 October 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 14 October 2013

The Government is seeking special world biosphere status for Te Urewera National Park; The chief executive of Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi, Graham Smith, says institution unlikely to reserve places for staff and students on its governing council, if a shake-up of wananga and university governance goes ahead; Te Waipounamu Maori leader, Sir Tipene O'Regan, says he embraces the name Aotearoa for New Zealand, so long as people are aware that it was once limited to the North Island/Te Ika a Maui; A collective, of nine central Hawke's Bay Marae, says an environmentally-focussed partnership with the local Regional Council will create jobs and training opportunities for tribal members.