5 Aug 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 5 August 2013

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 5 August 2013

An agreement signed by five groups that have made a committment to cleaning up a lake near Levin shows bitter relationships have been put aside; An independent Maori communications advisor says the growing Maori population is gaining the attention of advertisers, who are eager to appeal to tangata whenua; The Gisborne mayor, Meng Foon, predicts it'll be several months before the council will look at a school petition calling for Poverty Bay to be renamed; The author of a book about early relations between Maori and Pakeha says examples from the nineteenth century could be useful today.