15 Nov 2011

Manu Korihi News for 15 November 2011

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 15 November 2011

The Tauranga based kiwifruit company Te Awanui Huka Pak, says Maori shareholders are fortunate that the vine killing disease PSA has only had a minor effect on their orchards; An Auckland social services provider says it's extraordinarily surprised the National Party isn't committing to expanding Whanau Ora - when it's failed to fix intergenerational Maori failure; The Iwi Leaders Forum hopes forming relations with American Indians will be a step towards developing a global indigenous economy; A Ngai Tahu singer-songwriter says reviving the art of playing taonga puoro or traditional Maori instruments is helping her to reconnect with her tipuna or ancestors.