25 Jan 2012

Manu Korihi News for 25 January 2012

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 25 January 2012

A spokesperson for the Ratana Church says the movement and the Labour party need to work together if they want to strengthen their relationship; A senior minister in the Ratana Church says he feels for the Governor General having to attend this year's church celebrations in his official capacity, rather than just a church morehu or follower; Families on Motiti island in the Bay of Plenty are waiting for laboratory results on a washed up shark, to shed some light on the marine effects of the Rena oil spill; Ngapuhi's Chief Executive expects more than 40-thousand people to attend the iwi's annual festival, which opens tonight at Northland College in Kaikohe with a showcase of art.