27 Jun 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 June 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 27 June 2014

After years of wrangling, an agreement's been reached over how large blocks of Kaingaroa Forest land in the central North Island will be divided between eight iwi; A national hui has been told if efforts aren't made now to protect the habitat of native tuna or eels they could suffer the same fate as the moa - and become extinct; A runanga on the South Island's West Coast has mixed feelings about special legislation to allow the harvesting of some native trees felled in April's big windstorm; A kura kaupapa Maori is one of five schools hit by an outbreak of measles in Hamilton - with 84 confirmed cases.