23 Sep 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 23 September 2014

From Te Manu Korihi, 8:48 am on 23 September 2014

The new Labour MP for Tamaki Makaurau wants his constituents to thrive, and is willing to work with the Maori Party to make it happen; The Maori Party's Marama Fox is also focussed on improving the lives of tangata whenua, and will work with any party to develop policies to do that; Meanwhile, a campaigner for the winner of the Western Maori seat, Labour's Adrian Rurawhe, says she's doubtful that he will be able to bring about any changes for tangata whenua in the next few years; A new digital evaluation tool is expected to help Maori agribusinesses find out how best they can use their land for initiatives such as sheep and beef farming or harvesting Manuka honey.