14 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 14 October 2013

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 14 October 2013

The Chief Executive of Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi, Graham Smith, says the institution is unlikely to reserve places for staff and students on its governing council if a shake-up of wananga and university governance goes ahead; The Government is seeking special world biosphere status for Te Urewera National Park; 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; A Te Wai Pounamu 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.