21 Oct 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 21 October 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:47 pm on 21 October 2014

The council-owned company that owns the Opua marina is rejecting claims it has damaged the seabed in the Bay of Islands; The Maori Students' Association at the country's biggest university says continued tertiary fee hikes are driving some tangata whenua away from study; A political analyst suspects the endorsement of Nanaia Mahuta as the next Labour leader by the party's Maori Council signals a desire for more Maori representation; A dedicated committee has been appointed to select a Maori Centre of Research Excellence; The major film maker, Disney, has today announced its next animated feature will be of a Polynesian princess, called Moana.