25 Jun 2009

Horticulture course being run at marae

6:45 am on 25 June 2009

Manurewa Marae could soon be awash with kai.

Waatea News reports the Manukau Institute of Technology is using spare land at the marae to run a national certificate course in horticulture.

School head Dave Bradshaw says students will landscape the marae and build a sustainable vegetable garden. Crops will include potatoes and kumara.