1 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 1 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:48 pm on 1 October 2013

The commercial division of the South Island iwi, Ngai Tahu, has made a total net profit of nearly 78-million dollars, and has major plans to expand its dairy farming; A prominent Maori leader angry about the Government's asset sales, says a referendum being held next month will prove most New Zealanders don't want them sold; A Maori researcher at Waikato University says his four year research project will focus on how to make sure mahinga kai or food gathering areas along the Waikato River are safe to fish from; A candidate standing for the Auckland Council says a Maori and Pacific tourism centre would be better suited in Mangere at a Pa site.