2 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 2 September

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 2 September 2013

An expert in environmental law believes the public's say on deep sea oil and gas exploration will be reduced, under a new Government proposal; A long-time lieutenant of the Maori King has been selected to lead the executive arm of Waikato-Tainui, Te Arataura; The Bay of Plenty iwi, Ngati Whakaue, has signed a deal to insulate more than 250 of its whanau members' homes; The winners of this year's national creative Maori Arts awards have been named. The Creative New Zealand - Te Waka Toi Award ceremony was held in Wellington on Saturday, and recognises tangata whenua in all artforms, including revitalising Maori art traditions, contemporary art, acting and Maori language.