8 Aug 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 8 August 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:28 am on 8 August 2014

The Hawke's Bay iwi of Ngati Kahungunu is considering the idea of sending tribal representatives to Israel, to get ideas about how to reuse water so the region doesn't have to rely on water storage systems, such as the contentious Ruataniwha scheme; Te Runanga o Ngapuhi chairman says he hopes once a treaty settlement is reached it will help improve its high unemployment figures; The organisation representing Maori Nurses says its inaugural Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference this Saturday in Auckland is a chance to empower its members to speak out about issues; A Rotorua based Maori lobbying group striving to get more tangata whenua enrolled to vote, is praising a new bilingual election advertisement.