Te Manu Korihi News for 5 June 2015
The people of Te Arawa and the community of Rotorua are mourning the death of the respected orator Mauriora Kingi. The seven year legal battle over the burial of James Takamore has finally been resolved, but the decision is not being released. The South Taranaki iwi, Ngaruahine is disappointed that a 35-year extension has been granted for the extraction of natural gas from the Maui gas field by Shell Todd Oil Services. Te Ohu Kaimoana will take a "wait and see" approach to threats of legal action over the control of a $20 million fishing fund.