1 Apr 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 1 April 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:28 am on 1 April 2015

The Maori Language Commission says it can't afford to hire a new chief executive, because the position's salary is capped at 200-thousand dollars; The owner of a Maori forestry company says the industry's growing mechanisation has put forestry contracting businesses under financial stress, in turn putting workers more at risk; The Maori leader at Te Papa Tongarewa, Arapata Hakiwai, is eager to set up a register to record Maori artefacts held overseas; The Chairman of a Ngai Tahu hapu is offering to give a Taranaki tribe guidance as it moves into post Treaty settlement mode.