9 Aug 2012

Manu Korihi News for 9 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 6:47 pm on 9 August 2012

A Moerewa grandfather says the money the Ministry of Education has spent on sending students out of town for their schooling could have been invested locally; The Maori Council's lead lawyer says even though the Waitangi Tribunal aims to meet a Government deadline regarding its water inquiry, it doesn't change anything; Te Arawa Lakes Trust has welcomed the completion of a floating wetland the size of a rugby field, which is designed to remove tonnes of phosphorus and nitrogen each year from Lake Rotorua; A University of Otago student Anita van der loo, of Ngai Tahu, has been awarded this year's New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Nga Raumanako Maori Accounting Scholarship.