28 Jun 2012

Manu Korihi News for 28 June 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 28 June 2012

More than 400 people gathered at Kauaetangohia Marae at Cape Runaway this morning for the funeral of the last commanding officer of the Maori Battalion; Maori organisations say their bids for three former Crafar farms in the King Country have been rejected; A communal home for kaumatua is being developed in the Hawke's Bay suburb of Flaxmere; A musician who plays traditional Maori instruments says there appears to be more collaborative projects emerging between Pakeha composers and taonga puoro artists.