3 Aug 2015

Te Manu Korihi News for 3 August 2015

From Te Manu Korihi, 6:48 pm on 3 August 2015

The Māori Language Commission is commending a secondary school student for raising the possibility of extending Maori language week with the Prime Minister; The acting chair of Tūhoronuku, Sam Napia will seek to confirm his position in elections this month; A Bay of Plenty runanga is disappointed the region's council never told it about 11-thousand litres of whey Fonterra spilt into the Rangitāiki River last year; The head of Ngāi Tahu's property company says the Christchurch rebuild is likely to take 15 to 20 years, not five years as first thought.