9 Oct 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 9 October 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 9 October 2013

A Motiti Island resident says she's disappointed funding given to the Island following the grounding of the container ship Rena, has been given as a lump sum and not allocated to specific projects; A member of the Rena Recovery Fund distribution committee, Te Awanuiarangi Black, says he can understand there is some disappointment from individual applicants; The Victoria Maori Wardens in Australia say while there is a decline of wardens in New Zealand the number of people wanting to join in Melbourne is booming; Auckland lawyer, Denese Henare, has been appointed as a District Court Judge to serve in Auckland.