30 Apr 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 30 April 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 30 April 2013

The people of Te Aitanga a Hauiti are preparing to welcome more than a thousand manuhiri or visitors to their marae in Tologa Bay for the tangi of Parekura Horomia; And the Maori King will lead a contingent from Waikato-Tainui to the tangi at Hauiti Marae tomorrow; A new study shows there's been a large increase in the number of Maori infected with the superbug MRSA; An iwi leader says the Far North District Council is working hard to support tangata whenua, despite a failure to consult with some local Maori before letting the BBC to film on Ninety Mile Beach.