19 Jun 2013

Manu Korihi News for 19 June 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 19 June 2013

Far North iwi will sign a unique agreement with eleven Government departments today - which the tribes say will help stop taxpayer money going into a 'deep dark hole'; The Transport Agency's been told to expand a current Rotorua road rather than laying a new major route on the east side of the city; The twelve tribal regions scheduled to host the national Kapa Haka championship, Te Matatini, can look forward to bringing in about seven million dollars to their economy; A Maori consultancy firm helping to develop an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea says Maori are highly respected by Bougainvillian political leaders.