12 Aug 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 12 August 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:47 pm on 12 August 2014

Greenpeace says it was taken aback by the actions of an elderly kaumatua who turned the tables on oil company representatives at a meeting in Kaitaia; An alliance between the commercial arms of Ngai Tahu and Tainui has led to the groups buying the passenger transport company Go Bus for a total of one-hundred-and-seventy-one million dollars; The Tai Tokerau Maori Party candidate, Te Hira Paenga, has made it clear at a political debate that its relationship with National is to ensure government policies will improve the lives of tangata whenua; Mount Ruapehu will be centre stage next month as Maori skiers from across the motu descend on Ohakune for the Aotearoa Iwi Snow Champs.