2 Mar 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 2 March 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:54 pm on 2 March 2015

A collective of 30 marae says pa should not insure their treasured wood carvings, to help drive down the high price of insurance - which can cost thousands of dollars; A Maori business leader in Taranaki says the formation of a Maori ward in New Plymouth would help generate creative energy around the council table; An Auckland researcher has been awarded a fifty-thousand-dollar grant from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to investigate how Marae-based learning can be developed; A group of volunteers and the Greater Wellington Regional Council are working together to find out how many kakahi or freshwater mussels are in Lake Wairarapa.